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30 Customizable Social Innovations

From Gamefied Sustainable Living Apps to Beans for Benefit

— July 1, 2013 — Social Good
From gamefied sustainable living apps to coffee beans for benefit, these customizable social innovations attempt to tap into customization and personalization so that an individual can feel as if their own personal specification or preference was taken into account in the production of the product or service itself, thereby boosting its value and worth.

Bespoke ethical jewelry is one of ways in which these customizable social innovations offers involvement in most of the process, that is, in a more holistic manner. However, many of the examples here are personalized in the "click click" sense, i.e. you choose what you want via the Internet after answering a set of questions on what service would make the most sense for you and/or your social business.
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Morale Boosting Military Gift Services
Morale Boosting Military Gift Services
Semper Finest Care Packages Donates Goods To Troops
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Sector-Spanning Social Firms
Sector-Spanning Social Firms
Purpose Capital Connects Creative Businesses and Investors
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Disabled-Only Message Boards
Disabled-Only Message Boards
The ‘Ability List’ Connects the Disabled to Resources and
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Community-Producing Picture Frames
Community-Producing Picture Frames
Spark Framing Minimizes Eco Impact and Maximizes Job Creation
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Transformative Travel For Good
Transformative Travel For Good
Elevate Destinations Plans Customized Meaningful Eco-Luxury Trips
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Social Business Media Strategists
Social Business Media Strategists
Fission Strategy Helps Humanitarian Endeavors Reach Audiences
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Life Lesson Gurus
Life Lesson Gurus
The Amazings is a Social Enterprise Harnessing the Skills of Retirees
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Cloud-Based Education Toolkits
Cloud-Based Education Toolkits
Zaya is a Non-Profit Whose Founder is an Echoing Green Fellow
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Imaginative Care Supporters
Imaginative Care Supporters
Community Catalysts Develops Radical Solutions to Social Issues
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Alternative Banking Loans
Alternative Banking Loans
The Hilltop Microfinance Initiative Helps in Low-Income Entrepreneurs
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Socially Responsible Marketing Solutions
Socially Responsible Marketing Solutions
Eighty2degrees is Sustainability-Driven Graphic Design
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Members-Only Social Boutiques
Members-Only Social Boutiques
The New Ethical Ocean Website Presents a Revamped E-Commerce Company
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Cause-Changing Shoes
Cause-Changing Shoes
Bangs Corresponds Color of Footwear to a Non-Profit Partner
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Personalized Energy-Tracking Apps
Personalized Energy-Tracking Apps
Quinzee is a Social Innovation That Lets You Note Your Use
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Gamefied Sustainable Living Apps
Gamefied Sustainable Living Apps
Practically Green Provides Simple and Personalized Green Tips
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Ethical Metal Jewelry
Ethical Metal Jewelry
Arabel Lebrusan Uses Recycled Gold and Silver in the Design Process
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Capacity-Building Artisan Groups
Capacity-Building Artisan Groups
The Nest Maiyet Partnership Creates Positive Impact (UPDATE)
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Fair Trade Eco-Tourism
Fair Trade Eco-Tourism
Bespoke Experience Uses Commercial Travel for Poverty Alleviation
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Fair Trade Bulk Apparel
Fair Trade Bulk Apparel
Epona Clothing Supplies Ethical Tees for Charities, Schools & Businesses
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Socially Conscious Comforters
Socially Conscious Comforters
Blanket Statements is a One-for-One Company Helping Women's Shelters
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Customizable Charity-Driven Accessories
Customizable Charity-Driven Accessories
C4 Belts are Socially Conscious and Eco-Friendly
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Global Farmers' Markets
Global Farmers' Markets
Liga Masiva Lets You Buy Coffee Straight from the Source
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Beans for Benefit
Beans for Benefit
When You Buy a Bag of ONEbean Coffee, Choose a Cause to Support
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Music-Sharing Charities
Music-Sharing Charities
OrigAudio Lets Everyone Enjoy Essential Tunes Sustainably
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Alternative Education Enterprises
Alternative Education Enterprises
KO2 is a Community Interest Company with a Love for Dirtbiking
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Custom Bottles with Purpose
Custom Bottles with Purpose
Miir Lets You Customize Your H20 While Supporting Clean Water Projects
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Bearded Botas Kicks
Bearded Botas Kicks
TOMS Movember Shoe Helps Change the Face of Men's Health
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Empowerment Jewelry
Empowerment Jewelry
SWAK X Educates and Employs Young Adults with HIV/AIDS
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Cultural Camper Packs
Cultural Camper Packs
Socially Conscious Ethnotek Bags' Travel Backpacks Conform to Desired Style
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Comfy Customizable Kicks
Comfy Customizable Kicks
KellismCo Custom TOMS Give the Slip Ons Individual Paintjobs
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