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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.
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.
This organisation will not only connect to share their ideas, innovations and initiatives to others of the same mission. They would also be able to find their suppliers, potential customers, and build joint ventures worldwide to obtain a commen goal.
Organizations identify "world benefit" challenges, implement (and document) challenge projects, and participate in a competition to identify companies having the biggest impact. Think Oscars meets Ted meets Dancing with the Stars.
The Social Good Walk of Fame is a way for companies to be recognized for their outstanding contributions to social well being through innovation and global outreach. Created by Khaled Kahale, Alicia Cooper, Tyler Maxey, and Naser Chowdhury.
Developed countries are constantly taking action to fuel growth in developing countries, but usually leaving some opportunities unattended because of lack of information. Let's build teams that understand both worlds to better focus the efforts.
Communities in impoverished ares have unique talents in manufacturing goods that are considered exotic and highly valuable around the world. With more organization and guidance, several businesses could born to benefit them and worldwide buyers.
This concept explores the desirability-overlap that exists between a business, its customers, its employees, and the planet we share. It also shows how inspired workers can be taught to bring world benefits to the marketplace.
Creating and Arts Center that for each prized company creates ONE MASTERPIECE which has a WORLDWIDE EXPOSURE which lets people know, through universal art, which one is the chosen company (brand and product).
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.
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
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.
The Fowler Center is off to a great start in cataloging innovations for world benefit: http://worldinquiry.case.edu/bankFullList.cfm . How can we scale this up further, to identify, celebrate, & inspire business innovation for world benefit?
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.
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.
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
Encourage companies to follow industry giants. Big companies advertise their innovations for good. Keep a categorization/blog of these ads will inspire others to innovate in order to receive positive exposure.
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.
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.