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By packaging stories of businesses innovating for world benefit in one-page comic book form, they become shareable elements through social networks and other channels tuned to quick consumption. Comics of Good creates a shared storytelling medium.

By packaging stories of businesses innovating for world benefit in one-page comic book form, they become shareable elements through social networks and other channels tuned to quick consumption. Comics of Good creates a shared storytelling medium.

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External/internal teams assembled for the purpose of identifying a Company’s unique ‘world benefit’ tactics/strategies. Teams are then split up and re-configured / re-assembled with other companies, and so on, to keep ‘changing it forward.’

External/internal teams assembled for the purpose of identifying a Company’s unique ‘world benefit’ tactics/strategies. Teams are then split up and re-configured / re-assembled with other companies, and so on, to keep ‘changing it forward.’

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An alternative city guide to inform visitors and locals about the businesses that are providing social value to their community. Where to eat, shop and visit whilst supporting social enterprises.

An alternative city guide to inform visitors and locals about the businesses that are providing social value to their community. Where to eat, shop and visit whilst supporting social enterprises.

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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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What might it look like to ask the 'global crowd' to rate and review the businesses they interact with according to the lens of innovating for world benefit?

What might it look like to ask the 'global crowd' to rate and review the businesses they interact with according to the lens of innovating for world benefit?

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The gulf between intent and action can often be attributed to perceived barriers. The World Benefit Compass helps companies take that first essential step by reducing perceived barriers to participating as an agent of world benefit.

The gulf between intent and action can often be attributed to perceived barriers. The World Benefit Compass helps companies take that first essential step by reducing perceived barriers to participating as an agent of world benefit.

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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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The idea of the concept is to create a public platform where companies can post their innovations that contribute to the world benefit and where the society can see what companies are doing worldwide. It was created during McGill OpenIDEO hackathon.

The idea of the concept is to create a public platform where companies can post their innovations that contribute to the world benefit and where the society can see what companies are doing worldwide. It was created during McGill OpenIDEO hackathon.

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