Sanitation

Surgical Tracking Lamp

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

The Surgical Tracking Lamp is the next level of surgical assistance. Using a motion sensor system in the doctor’s eyepiece, the Surgical Tracking Lamp would self-adjust to keep the patient within its light. This could save critical time in a procedure, making the difference between life and death.

Bali Water Protection (BWP)

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

BALI – “The Islands of the Gods” is a paradise loved by people worldwide, and once abundant fresh water.Nowadays, Nowadays, Paradise is under threat. The immense development boom of the last 20+ years has resulted in a dramatic water crisis. But we have a solution!

GERESOM ILUKOR's New Entry

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

This project will provide rain water storage tanks to schools, construct pit latrines , provide re-usable menstrual pads to the girl child and scholastic materials to the disadvantaged children to increase school attendance rates and learning outcomes. Sensitisation will be given to parents.

Conserve

Anita Ahuja has turned discarded plastic bags into a valuable resource. She combines principles from enterprise and social service in a new venture that recycles plastic waste and provides employment for ragpickers, one of the most marginalised groups in urban India. Using a proprietary process, they transform discarded plastic bags into a variety of fashionable products that are sold in high-end retail outlets abroad.  

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Finalist Spotlight: Garbage Clinical Insurance

Garbage Clinical Insurance is providing a way for Indonesians from low income families to trade their garbage for health care services. Boehringer Ingelheim employees are co-creating a business model that has the potential to scale this service across cities in Indonesia and beyond.

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Finalist Spotlight: Eau et Vie

Eau et Vie is building a social business network that is changing the health conditions in rural areas. Founded in the Philippines in 2008, Eau et Vie's projects are embedded in the communities that they serve. Together with Boehringer Ingelheim, they plan to scale-up their microfinance solutions to improve access to pharmaceutical services.

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Gokul Prakalp Pratishthan

In the 1970s Vasant Gangavane, a management expert from IIM and Wharton, returned to his village in Konkan, Maharashtra, to give his people what he felt they needed most -- the knowledge to manage their natural resources. In the process, he has set up several models of rural development.

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