General Electric and Urban Green Energy (UGE), a renewable energy technology manufacturer, have joined forces to unveil true social innovation. They have installed the world’s first integrated wind-powered charging station for elect ...
Less than a year ago, Hardika Shah of Bengaluru, India, launched Kinara Capital, a non-banking finance company (NBFC) to support promising small and medium entrepreneurs in the country. With a [...]
Seven pharmaceutical companies, including Sanofi and four research institutions working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have created a social innovation partnership to speed up the discovery of essential new treatments for ...
As its consumers struggle to cope with rising petrol prices, India is turning to social innovation to find a new generation of biofuels derived from agricultural waste. It is also [...]
Let’s visit France to know about what our digital future holds… An annual social innovation event called, ‘Futur-en-Seine’ that took place recently, brought together more than 80 prototypes and innovative devices [. ...
The winners of the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC) were announced in Austin, Texas last month [month, not week—winners were announced JUNE 13TH], and the top awards were bagged by [...]
A prominent social entrepreneur from South Florida, Jay Katari, is planning to launch new thrift retail stores across the United States in an attempt to transform the American recycling industry. [...]
Indonesia is attracting new technology and social innovation. In fact, Blackberry maker Research in Motion counts Indonesia as one of its most lucrative markets, while other device manufacturers are keenly [...]
Villgro, an Indian social enterprise engaged in the incubation and funding of rural social innovations, is about to launch a unique one-year training program for social entrepreneurs who did not [...]
Lonesome George & Co., a mission driven apparel company, has joined hands with Ashoka Youth Venture and Outward Bound to create sustainable impact. It has launched the Academy of Agents [...]
The Social Development Center (SDC) of Qatar, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, has been making efforts to provide an incubator for aspiring entrepreneurs in the country. The center [...]