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Prime time TV game show in which studio guests (joe public or celebs?) are shown three detailed stories of innovation, and have to guess, after interviewing the creators, which 1 fantastic tale of innovation is true and which are played by actors.

Prime time TV game show in which studio guests (joe public or celebs?) are shown three detailed stories of innovation, and have to guess, after interviewing the creators, which 1 fantastic tale of innovation is true and which are played by actors.

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Reward businesses for doing social good by providing groupon-like "daily deals" to socially conscious consumers.

Reward businesses for doing social good by providing groupon-like "daily deals" to socially conscious consumers.

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If you want to change the world, you might want to start with the next generation of leaders. And as OpenIDEO is popular in several schools, maybe there's one that can start the Masters of World Benefit program.

If you want to change the world, you might want to start with the next generation of leaders. And as OpenIDEO is popular in several schools, maybe there's one that can start the Masters of World Benefit program.

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Consulting is a very common service and practice nowadays in various fields such as Law, Technology, Management, etc. A business idea is to provide businesses a team of expert that can optimise and improve their activities while 'goodifying' them.

Consulting is a very common service and practice nowadays in various fields such as Law, Technology, Management, etc. A business idea is to provide businesses a team of expert that can optimise and improve their activities while 'goodifying' them.

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Eurovision is a song contest where nations compete against each other to select the best singer in Europe. Instead of singing, countries can compete for the best World Benefit project, presented in a CNN Heroes-like show. People around the world vote

Eurovision is a song contest where nations compete against each other to select the best singer in Europe. Instead of singing, countries can compete for the best World Benefit project, presented in a CNN Heroes-like show. People around the world vote

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More and more businesses are using crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter to test market and presell products. What if we flip it around, so Backers can come together and commit to support World Benefit projects that creators can then choose to take on.

More and more businesses are using crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter to test market and presell products. What if we flip it around, so Backers can come together and commit to support World Benefit projects that creators can then choose to take on.

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Just like many other industries we hold to be invaluable to the success and progress of our countries, is it time to acknowledge social investment as a risk that's so important we will support those making these investments? I think so.

Just like many other industries we hold to be invaluable to the success and progress of our countries, is it time to acknowledge social investment as a risk that's so important we will support those making these investments? I think so.

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An Award Program that recognizes the work of specific individuals and project teams for their achievements in motivating and nurturing innovation for social & environment good WITHIN their respective companies.

An Award Program that recognizes the work of specific individuals and project teams for their achievements in motivating and nurturing innovation for social & environment good WITHIN their respective companies.

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There's a term on company financial statements called 'Goodwill', but it doesn't mean... 
good·will/ˈgo͝odˈwil/    Noun: Friendly, helpful, or cooperative feelings.
... What if there were a metric on company statements that did represent social goo

There's a term on company financial statements called 'Goodwill', but it doesn't mean... good·will/ˈgo͝odˈwil/ Noun: Friendly, helpful, or cooperative feelings. ... What if there were a metric on company statements that did represent social goo

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Modeled after La Fete de la Musique in France, this is a day for the general public to get out and celebrate what people and businesses are doing in the spirit of World Benefit.

Modeled after La Fete de la Musique in France, this is a day for the general public to get out and celebrate what people and businesses are doing in the spirit of World Benefit.

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 A new corporate model for higher Ed institutions that allows for students to pay a percentage of their future earnings in lieu of any tuition. This way, universities instead of individuals will take the risks of education expenses.
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A new corporate model for higher Ed institutions that allows for students to pay a percentage of their future earnings in lieu of any tuition. This way, universities instead of individuals will take the risks of education expenses. ..

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In India all Telecom companies use Diesel Powered Generators to run BTS,MSC and other site locations whenever electric power gets down or is not available.
Atleast one telecom company should promote use of clean energy.

In India all Telecom companies use Diesel Powered Generators to run BTS,MSC and other site locations whenever electric power gets down or is not available. Atleast one telecom company should promote use of clean energy.

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