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Geotourism Challenge 2009: Power of Place - Sustaining the Future of Destinations

Join our search for the most innovative examples of geotourism around the globe. Enter by the extended deadline May 25, 2009.

This 2009 Geotourism Challenge, sponsored by National Geographic and Ashoka Changemakers, attracted 610 innovative geotourism entries. Check out these destinations from 81 countries that promote natural and cultural heritage while improving the well-being of the local people.

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7 Co-Creation Finalists Invited to Pitch in Ingelheim

After months of connecting, co-creating and most recently short listing and deliberating, we are delighted to welcome 7 fantastic Co-Creation teams to participate in our final leg of this pioneering global challenge. Phase 3 will see these Co-Creation teams participate in a 6-week Co-Creation Accelerator, where social entrepreneurs and Boehringer Ingelheim employees will work together to produce a Co-Creation business model canvas and prepare a pitch.

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harish kumar's New Entry

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

ABILITY ON WHEELS is an effort to encourage the differently abled people to take a big leap towards leading a normal life by providing mobility services & solutions. The initiative encourages differently abled people for self driving thereby reducing dependence on the unfriendly public transport.

Wireless Souls


Wireless Souls is a not-for-profit organization which aims to pioneer, strategize, adopt and create a sustainable telecom environment by promoting innovation and using the latest and most sustainable mobile technology we strive to reach out to the farthest communities across the globe.


for profit

JokkoSanté is a mobile platform for sharing and cross-financing medications incentivizing both pharmacists and patients to work together to get deprived people medicines they need

Lisa Stehr's New Entry

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

The online platform Karte von morgen is a community-based online map of sustainability. Our aim is to display the variety of ideas, initiatives, companies and events and thereby support everyone who wishes to live in a communal, eco-minded and social world.