- Jan 29, 2010   Updated: Mar 23 2011
We all love being awarded by a reward. Whether it is a handsome sum or just a simple pat on the back, a reward is never negative and is always welcome.

So, in order to reward you for suffering through that awful introductory paragraph I just wrote about rewards, check out these 18 rewarding innovations. Enjoy.

Implications - It has become a goal for businesses to provide other positives which come with the products they are selling. Environmentally friendly fashion pieces are an example of this, allowing the consumer to purchase a stylish item, with the bonus reward of remaining friendly to the environment. The reward system has shown to be successful in the past and it therefore makes sense for companies to continue with this concept in the future.

From Rewarding Irresponsibility to Athlete Rewards: