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Drawn from around the globe and with a shared purpose to ensure a sustainable recovery from COVID-19, here are the 2020 Social Innovators of the Year.
The innovations tackle a range of challenges, from making healthcare more accessible to increasing the inclusivity of the labour market post-COVID-19.
Social entrepreneurs are on the pandemic's frontline, and have been hit hard themselves – which is why a new alliance is helping them weather this storm.
Real change is messy, difficult and unpredictable – philanthropists and investors who want to fund it should be prepared for that.
Responses to gender-based violence have adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic, offering lessons for a more effective global approach.
Two rhythms and a sharpened pencil. That's what one filmmaker says we need to regenerate and heal our souls – and the world – in these uncertain times.
Many areas of youth-led social innovation are under-exploited. Youth-led innovations can go a long way to reversing worrying youth unemployment statistics.
People around the world are making their own face masks to help prevent transmission of COVID-19, yet many are no more useful than face coverings.
Changemakers brought together by innovation platform Uplink hail from six continents and tackle a range of challenges facing the Ocean, from freight shipping to plastic pollution.
Israel’s Nature and Parks Authority is encouraging people to hug a tree to help overcome the sense of detachment that coronavirus social-distancing rules can bring.
From robot waiters to transparent face-masks for lip-readers - COVID-19 has proved to be a mother of invention for both simple ideas and high-tech gadgets.
The third stage – rebuilding – following a catastrophe requires the most imagination, but it will be needed more than ever in the aftermath of coronavirus.
Young people around the world are developing new and innovative technologies to help in the fight against COVID-19. Here are five of them.
The Schwab Foundation will host the newly launched COVID Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs, to help social innovators respond to the pandemic.
Handshakes are a big part of society, from business meetings to sporting events. Yet our hands are full of bacteria and infectious microorganisms - is it time for a change?