This city initiative promotes plastic recycling by offering free public transport in return for plastic waste.
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A group of Indonesian investors started a new micro retail company to help local street vendors improve and connect their kiosks through integrated technology.
Indonesian company hopes to increase business for local seaweed farmers, while also reducing the amount of plastic that is being dumped in the ocean.
Slingshot have partnered with national retailer Alfamart in Indonesia to enable individuals to start their own custom AR retail stores via its MindStore platform.
Architects SHAU Bandung’s microlibrary is made from 2,000 upcycled, plastic ice cream buckets that ventilate the air naturally.
iGrow is a gamified investment platform that enables Indonesian urbanites to invest in the country’s farms.
Alam Sehat Lestari is a non-profit that provides healthcare discounts to villagers who preserve the nearby rainforest.
Travel app enables consumers to automatically donate one percent of their holiday expenses to charity.
Tab a Doctor is a community that enables patients to liaise with doctors and hospitals in neighboring countries, as well as arrange appointments.
The SMKN 3 Mataram vocational school in Indonesia doesn’t have a budget to allow its computer engineering students to practice building their own hardware, and is now taking orders from regional authorities in exchange for the components.
A dentist in Indonesia has created a musical drill that aims to comfort kids undergoing dental treatment.
PaperFlops create flip-flops made from old newspaper, benefiting the underprivileged as well as the environment.
Add / Remove As traffic continues to worsen in Jakarta, the motorcycle taxis locals refer to as Ojeks are steadily increasing in popularity. Their ability to beat the heavy traffic in the city has made them one of the most effective modes of transport, and yet many are still unlicensed. Hoping to add levels of […]
Add / Remove Our sister-site trendwatching.com’s latest briefing focuses on the EXCEPTIONALL, highlighting the fact that exceptional B2C innovations will increasingly come from all corners of the globe, with brands and talent from emerging markets getting ready to shine. The briefing is full of fun examples, here are five to get you started: CHINA | […]
Add / Remove In Indonesia, 75 percent of the population — or 180 million people — live below the international poverty line of USD 2.50/day. Aiming to improve such statistics, RUMA is a social organization that deploys “business-in-a-box” solutions to qualifying franchises for a brighter economic future. Recognizing Indonesia’s high cellphone penetration rates, for example, […]
Add / Remove According to 2008 figures quoted by Mercy Corps, 11 million Indonesian children suffer from malnutrition. In the slums of Jakarta, many parents give their children a few rupiah for dinner, which they spend filling up on sweets and junk food from street vendors, leading to anaemia rates of over 50 percent in […]
Add / Remove We’ve covered the value of worm poop, and now it’s time for the merits of cow dung to come to the fore. EcoFaeBrick turns cattle waste into bricks that are greener, stronger and 20% lighter than regular clay bricks. The Indonesian organization was set up earlier this year to tackle the problem […]
Add / Remove When consumers buy fair-trade products, it’s typically because they are motivated more by ethical considerations than by price–which tends to be higher for such goods. Fair-trade exporter CraftNetwork, however, is focusing on long-term sustainability with an approach that aims to make fair-trade goods more competitive with other alternatives. CraftNetwork provides export-facilitation and […]
Add / Remove There are plenty of schools out there with green practices among their goals, but a new school opening this fall in Bali will be entrepreneurially green from top to bottom. The Green School, which will offer preschool through year eight, aims to provide a place where students can become more curious and […]