Social & Business Co-Creation: collaboration for impact

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Ashoka, the Zermatt Summit Foundation, Fondation Guilé, DPD and Boehringer Ingelheim have launched this online collaborative competition to source, highlight and catalyze the most innovative co-creation projects in Europe led by social-mission organizations, traditional businesses and public institutions.

The competition Social & Business Co-Creation: collaboration for impact , developed by Ashoka, the Zermatt Summit Foundation, Fondation Guilé, DPD and Boehringer Ingelheim is looking for innovative Co-Creation projects in Europe led by social-mission organisations, traditional businesses and public institutions.

All social-mission organisations (e.g. NGO, association, not-for-profit, foundation, social enterprise), businesses and public institutions who work together to create change in Europe can apply. The competition deadline is April 10, 2014.

The 3 winners will receive coaching and a first prize of € 20,000, two runner-up prizes of € 10,000 and two early entry prizes of €1,000, and will be featured in prominent media. The prizes will be awarded at the Zermatt Summit on June 27th, 2014. Please read our Welcome Letter to learn more about the search, and visit the Eligibility & Criteria page for more information on how to enter.

Connect with us on Facebook and track #SocBizCoCreation on Twitter for the latest about the competition.

For general questions and support submitting an application, or to nominate an innovator, please contact Ana-Maria Filipescu: amfilipescu@ashoka.org

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Timeline

Winner is Announced

June 27, 2014
  • Launch
    January 29, 2014
  • Early Entry Deadline
    March 4, 2014
  • Entry Deadline
    April 10, 2014
  • Finalists are Announced
    June 2, 2014
  • Winner is Announced
    June 27, 2014

Competition entries

Title Contributor Location
DORéMI Vincent Legrand France
DORéMI Vincent Legrand
Autism at Work (AaW) Stefanie Nennstiel Walldorf / St.Leon Rot, Germany
Autism at Work (AaW) Stefanie Nennstiel Walldorf / St.Leon Rot,
Kanchi Ireland - Making Ireland the most inclusive business community in the world Nikki Hegarty Dublin, Ireland
Kanchi Ireland - Making Ireland the most inclusive business community in the world Nikki Hegarty Dublin,
Advancing treatment for Duchenne Caroline Kant Switzerland
Advancing treatment for Duchenne Caroline Kant
Better Together Karen Mattison United Kingdom
Better Together Karen Mattison
Smart Neighbors Anne Charpy Aulnay-Sous-Bois, France
Smart Neighbors Anne Charpy Aulnay-Sous-Bois,
ENVIE 2e NORD, a social integration eco-company Mathieu Lagache LESQUIN-LILLE, France
ENVIE 2e NORD, a social integration eco-company Mathieu Lagache LESQUIN-LILLE,
La MicroFranchise O2 Adie (LMFOA) Basile ALBERT France
La MicroFranchise O2 Adie (LMFOA) Basile ALBERT
Career Moves. We connect potentials. Sandra Turecek Wien, Austria
Career Moves. We connect potentials. Sandra Turecek Wien,
ActiVIDA Siel Bleu Madrid and all regions, Spain
ActiVIDA Siel Bleu Madrid and all regions,
Farmers' Club Tulin Akin 81 cities, 12.000 villages all over Turkey, Turkey
Farmers' Club Tulin Akin 81 cities, 12.000 villages all over Turkey,
Transkript Zdenek Bumbalek Prague, Czech Republic
Transkript Zdenek Bumbalek Prague,
CRESUS Hub for preventive detection and coaching of the indebted Maxime PEKKIP France
CRESUS Hub for preventive detection and coaching of the indebted Maxime PEKKIP
ANA BELLA SOCIAL SCHOOL FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT ANA BELLA ESTEVEZ All over Spain, Spain
ANA BELLA SOCIAL SCHOOL FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT ANA BELLA ESTEVEZ All over Spain,
ColorADD: A social responsible solution that enables colorblind to identify colors. Miguel Neiva Porto, Portugal
ColorADD: A social responsible solution that enables colorblind to identify colors. Miguel Neiva Porto,
Zermatt Summit Foundation, Terolab Surface Group
Firmenich and Chair, Global Compact Network Switzerland
Fondation Guilé
DPD Switzerland
Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Business Model & HealthCare Innovation

Entries

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Ashoka, the Zermatt Summit Foundation, Fondation Guilé, DPD and Boehringer Ingelheim are delighted to announce the winners of the European competition “Social & Business Co-Creation: collaboration for impact”. They were awarded during a ceremony at the prestigious Zermatt Summit, on June 27, 2014

 

Please join us in congratulating the inspiring competition winners:

 

FIRST PRIZE - 20 000 Euros : ANA BELLA SOCIAL SCHOOL FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Jun 27, 14
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Ashoka,the Zermatt Summit Foundation, Fondation Guilé, DPD and Boehringer Ingelheim are delighted to announce the finalists of the European competition “Social & Business Co-Creation: collaboration for impact”. We were excited to see so many innovative collaborations led by social-mission organizations, traditional businesses and public institutions in Europe: we have received 338 projects from 34 European countries!

 

Please join us in congratulating the 15 finalist projects:

·         ActiVIDA

Jun 01, 14
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