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We are thrilled to congratulate Ashoka Germany Fellow Ursula Sladek and Ashoka Indonesia Fellow Prigi Arisandi, who were just announced as 2 of 6 w
Most people underestimate the effect of household energy consumption on CO2 pollution, though statistics show that households and small consumers a
Healthpoint Services Global, Inc., a social enterprise supported by Ashoka Innovators for the Public, has won the prestigious Sankalp Award for Innovative Social Enterprises - Emerging Ventures in the Health/Water/Sanitation sector for 2011. This award acknowledges HealthPoint as the most innovative and promising health-oriented social enterprise in India this year.
Ashoka’s Youth Venture, a global organization supporting youth social entrepreneurs, and Best Buy Co., Inc.
The Ashoka East Africa staff and Fellows were saddened by the recent news of Ashoka Fellow Andrew Macharia’s passing. Macharia (Kenya, 2003) was one of the region’s earliest Fellows; he was elected in 2003 for his innovative community-based waste management and recycling program, The City Garbage Recyclers
Social entrepreneurs are often credited with having a one-track mind.
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 “The New Environmentalists” film series features portraits of six social innovators “who have placed themselves squar
If you live in the city, you know how difficult it can be to connect with nature and, perhaps more important, to see the impacts of our unsustainab
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.