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    Ashoka's Newest Fellows are Innovating for the Environment

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    Our hearts and minds have been focused on nature’s power after the recent earthquake in Virginia, and the major blow from Hurricane Irene that tore

    The Emmy Award-Winning Film “The New Environmentalists”

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    The “The New Environmentalists” film series features portraits of six social innovators “who have placed themselves squar

    Peruvian Fellow Receives Prestigious Honors in US and UK

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    Ruiz’s commitment to improving the lives of the working poor recently attracted the attention of The Global Fairness Initiative (GFI), which was founded with the goal of promoting fair and sustainable approaches to economic development. GFI presented Ruiz with the 2011 Fairness Award on November 8, 2011. Two weeks later, Ruiz accepted the prestigious Albert Medal at the Royal Society of Arts in London, joining a long and distinguished list of innovative pioneers that includes Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell.

    Lessons on Global Crisis Management, from Haiti to Japan

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    This week marks the one-year anniversary of the earthquake that struck Japan in 2011.

    The Necessary Allies: Jobs and Environment

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    Two of the world’s most urgent tasks—protecting the environment and creating jobs—both have enormously broad public

    Cultural Understanding through MacGyver Tourism in Jordan

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    Ever crocheted a plastic bag into a coaster? Beaded a bracelet of olive pits? Seen a bicycle or helicopter made of scrap wire?

    Living Buildings: Ashoka Fellow Jason McLennan's Architectural Revolution

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    Can you imagine an office building or high-rise tower with no energy bill? As CEO of the International Living Future Institute and founder and creator of the Living Building Challenge, U.S. Ashoka Fellow Jason McLennan is pioneering the future of green building.

    Africa's Got Talent

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    We know this about human capital: Today, simply mastering a skill is not enough.

    Social Entrepreneurs Show Climate Change Prevention Does Not Have to Compromise Growth

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    At the end of 2012, the east coast was hit by the disaster of Hurricane Sandy.

    In Memoriam: First Fellow from Malawi & Freshwater Pioneer Charles Banda (1956-2013)

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    The global Ashoka community mourns the loss of pioneer, a social entrepreneur and Fellow Charles Julius Banda (Malawi, 2013) who passed away from c