Enter Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards

Fast Firm is searching for the very best merchandise, ideas, firms, insurance policies, and designs that pursue innovation for good for its World Changing Ideas Awards, now of their sixth yr. We wish to honor clear expertise, progressive company initiatives, courageous new designs for cities and buildings, inventive works that assist drive change, the methods firms are responding to the pandemic, and a lot extra.

The winners will probably be featured within the Might 2022 situation of Fast Firm and on-line on Fastcompany.com. Among the many honorees for 2021 had been a prototype for a 105-story wood skyscraper with a zero-carbon footprint, a library of banned journalism hidden in Minecraft, a system that repeatedly screens the setting for disease-carrying animals earlier than they trigger outbreaks, and plenty of extra. We’ll even be naming an all-around normal excellence winner and a world-changing firm of the yr for anybody who submits a number of entries that present a document of innovation. To get a way of what we’re searching for examine all of final yr’s winners right here.

We’ve added much more classes this yr: One for options involving work and the work place, and new awards for initiatives discovering progressive methods to combat local weather change, remedy water points, and assist forestall lack of biodiversity. And we’re persevering with to search for individuals engaged on responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, because it continues in its second yr. We additionally now have additional classes for firms of various sizes and totally different ages, so we may be certain we’re honoring each progressive startups and large organizations with a long-term document of success.

Entries will probably be judged based mostly on their their influence, innovation, creativity, and scalability by Fast Firm editors. We’re searching for huge company initiatives and small, grassroots initiatives—and every part in between.

The winners of our awards are seen by hundreds of thousands of individuals, and our hope is we are able to help the expansion of constructive social innovation by showcasing the very best examples—whether or not from a significant company or a small nonprofit—to the enterprise group, and that our finalists obtain extra publicity and an opportunity to scale even additional. We’ll be accepting entries till December 10, 2021, however should you apply earlier than November 13, there’s a reduction, and even greater low cost should you apply earlier than October 22. We look ahead to studying your entries. Apply right here.