Sustainable Vision success stories and videos

Follow the accomplishments of our Sustainable Vision teams in 2008 and 2009, as reported online from around the country.

'BEST' Battery Certification Program to Reduce Lead Poisoning in Asia (University of Tennessee at Knoxville)

Global Resolve: Reducing Pollution in Ghana Using Smart Business (Arizona State University)

Village Energy: Bringing Electricity to Remote Villages in Honduras (Baylor University)

Affordable Solar Micro-Thermal Generator in South Africa (MIT)

High Efficiency Stove Models Come to Africa (University of Colorado - Boulder)

A Sustainable Irrigation System in Peru (UMass-Lowell)

Deciphering Good Products from Bad is a Phone Text Away with GoodGuide (Berkeley University)


10 ideas changing the world right now

GoodGuide (UC-Berkeley)


Grantee Videos

University Grants Manager Jennifer Keller Jackson had the opportunity to travel to Peru to learn about UMass Lowell's drip irrigation project (2008 grantee):





Grantees, such as University of Colorado-Boulder's Sustainable Technology Entrepreneurship in Afghanistan team, collaborate with non-profit, for-profit, educational or government partnerto bring socially beneficial products to the poor via an economically sustainable business model (as opposed to traditional philanthropy):