Citizen Utility Boards inspired by university model

In several countries today, utilities (electricity, gas,water, telco) are still government controlled or either managed as a  monopoly or duopoly. Customers in such cases are always at the receiving end as they don’t have any forums to present their views. Most of the customer forums set up by government are

Dial before you dig

Dial before you dig (DBYD) is mostly free public service provided by many utilities or consortium of utilities (power, water, gas, telcos) to provide clear advice on the assets that might be impacted when someone wants to dig. This service helps lot of contractors, home owners, service providers to assess

Brazil’s Sport Club Recife innovates organ donation

Brazil’s Sport Club Recife is known for having some of the most passionate fans in Brazil . They are passionate about life too. Even after death. 51,000 Recife fans have signed up to donate their organs after they die (more than the stadium capacity). The club has mobilised their passionate

Celebrating imperfection for better cause

 IMPERFECT PICKS is a special category of Harris Farms , a food retailer. Imperfect picks are seasonal range of fruit and vegetables that might not look perfect from the outside, but are as perfect as ever on the inside. IMPERFECT PICKS helps reduce the astonishing statistic that 25% of farmers

Sharing economy for social cause

Technology is now enabling the companies to allow their customers to be part of their social welfare efforts.Two such examples which has making waves are #Datadonate and the Rapid Rewards -points sharing program by Southwest airlines. #Datadonate is an initiative from Swedish mobile operator Three in which leftover mobile data