OpenIDEO is an open innovation platform. Join our global community to solve big challenges for social good. Sign up, Login or Learn more
892 contributions
326 ideas
326 final ideas
20 final ideas
20 final ideas
Announced!
Ongoing

Inspiration

The Inspiration phase has ended – head over to our current phase to join our efforts. Also be sure to watch our challenge video and check out the incredible list of collective inspirations we sourced during the first phase.

Featured Inspiration

Great Products Not Green Products
Permablitz is helping communities get together and have fun learning about, designing and implementing suburban food systems – one backyard at a time.
Submitted by:
Meena Kadri

892 contributions

Sorted by Newest

Contribution list

Social investment can rapidly accelerate the growth of the small scale enterprises.

Social investment can rapidly accelerate the growth of the small scale enterprises.

Photo of DeletedUser
0 1

DeletedUser

"Shrinking cities are a cultural challenge to us. In the Shrinking Cities project, architects, academics and artists investigate recent developments in Detroit, Ivanovo, Manchester / Liverpool and Halle / Leipzig - and make suggestions."

"Shrinking cities are a cultural challenge to us. In the Shrinking Cities project, architects, academics and artists investigate recent developments in Detroit, Ivanovo, Manchester / Liverpool and Halle / Leipzig - and make suggestions."

Photo of An Old Friend
1 1

The streets of India are filled with vibrancy and most of the retail happens by leveraging local labor. Vendors selling local flavors and skills occupy busy spaces to offer their services at cheap rates, which leverage their sales.

The streets of India are filled with vibrancy and most of the retail happens by leveraging local labor. Vendors selling local flavors and skills occupy busy spaces to offer their services at cheap rates, which leverage their sales.

Photo of Mrinalini Sardar
1 2

Technology For Good is a Facebook initiative started by a bunch of Ericsson employees that aims at opening discussions about our changing world and the vast amount of innovation ongoing in it.

Technology For Good is a Facebook initiative started by a bunch of Ericsson employees that aims at opening discussions about our changing world and the vast amount of innovation ongoing in it.

Photo of Szilvia Varga
0 1

Weekend Sherpa is a free, weekly online publication that provides recommendations for outdoor pursuits and hard-to-find adventures in Northern and Southern California. New ideas are posted every Thursday in time for the weekend.

Weekend Sherpa is a free, weekly online publication that provides recommendations for outdoor pursuits and hard-to-find adventures in Northern and Southern California. New ideas are posted every Thursday in time for the weekend.

Photo of DeletedUser
1 2

DeletedUser

Commonstudio has combined seed bomb technology with gumball machines to spread green throughout Los Angeles, and similarly, Guerilla Gardening uses the tagline "Gardening public space with or without permission." Both projects are seeding mischief.

Commonstudio has combined seed bomb technology with gumball machines to spread green throughout Los Angeles, and similarly, Guerilla Gardening uses the tagline "Gardening public space with or without permission." Both projects are seeding mischief.

Photo of Amanda Rees
2 3

GTECH collaborates with struggling communities in Pittsburgh to implement sustainable projects - like converting vacant lots into biofuel-yielding sunflower fields or collecting waste cooking oil - to help them engage, uplift, and support themselves.

GTECH collaborates with struggling communities in Pittsburgh to implement sustainable projects - like converting vacant lots into biofuel-yielding sunflower fields or collecting waste cooking oil - to help them engage, uplift, and support themselves.

Photo of DeletedUser
1 2

DeletedUser

Free exercise (Taichi and Yoga) builds a consistent and healthy image of the community.

Free exercise (Taichi and Yoga) builds a consistent and healthy image of the community.

Photo of DeletedUser
0 1

DeletedUser