Initiatives

In this section you will find initiatives and social business engaged in environment, climate protection, humanity and development. You are involved in an organization or know about a excellent project? You are invited to recommend it here.

Global Footprint Network

The Global Footprint Network is an international nonprofit organisation that aims to "end ecological overshoot by making  ecological limits central to decision-making." The website offers information on the development of the world's ecological footprint and its biocapacity. Read on

D-Rev

D-Rev is a non-profit product development company focused on the needs of the poor. We design and deliver world-class, affordable health technologies. Read on

Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford

The Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford — a global community consisting of thought leaders from the fields of behavior design, innovation, persuasive and social technologies and finance — increases positive peace via real world interventions as well as urban-scale innovations. Read on

The Restart Project

The Restart Project is a London-based social enterprise that encourages and empowers people to use their electronics longer, by learning fundamental repair and maintenance skills. Read on

OuiShare

OuiShare is a think and do-tank with the mission to empower citizens, public institutions and companies to create a collaborative economy: an economy based on sharing, collaboration and openness, relying on horizontal networks and communities. Read on

IICD

To help people in Africa and Latin America access the information that can transform their lives, we use ICT: Information and Communication Technology. Read on

Greenheart Project Solar Sail Cargo Ship

Greenheart Project  is an international NGO with offices in Tokyo and Europe creating the world’s first completely open source small-scale, solar-sail cargo ship tailored to small island developing states and coastal communities in Bangladesh this year flying under the Kiribati flag. Read on

GreenPop

Greenpop is a social business that believes greening and sustainable living can be fun, POPular and accessible for all. Read on

IDEO.org

Join IDEO.org in our mission to bring human-centered design to the people who need it most — those facing poverty every day. We’re teaming up with nonprofits, social enterprises and foundations to create solutions to the world’s most dire poverty-related challenges. Imagine a world without poverty. Now let’s create it. Read on

Delhi Greens

Delhi Greens is a Delhi based environmental NGO that promotes the principles of sustainable development. Delhi Greens is driven by passion as well as knowledge and is led by environmental professionals. Delhi Greens adopts an interdisciplinary approach for ensuring the protection and conservation of environment & forests. Read on

GOOD

GOOD is a global community of, by, and for pragmatic idealists working towards individual and collective progress. Good.is is the platform for collaboration amongst members of the GOOD community and the organizations and corporations that work with the GOOD community. Read on

The Urban Vision

We live in the era of cities. The Social, Economic and Environmental future of the world will be determined by the way we build our cities and re-orient existing ones. The Urban Vision was instituted to inspire the next generation urbanization, foster dialogue and excellence. Read on

OneWorld South Asia

OneWorld South Asia is the South Asian centre of the international non-profit OneWorld network that aims to use the democratic potential of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to promote sustainable development and human rights in the region. Read on