“Solazyme have pioneered an industrial biotechnology platform that harnesses the prolific oil-producing ability of microalgae. They use standard industrial fermentation equipment to efficiently scale and accelerate the microalgae’s natural oil production time to just a few days.
“They believe for a day when everyone in the world can take a safe drink of water. It’s easy to take for granted ready access to a safe supply of drinking water. Yet nearly one billion people lack this most basic resource. They believe that creating accessible, safe water supplies in developing countries frees people […]
“Is devoted to helping animals and children get back on their feet directly or through outreach and programme development. They take in rescued animals that have been injured or disabled and rehabilitate them. Healing Heart Sanctuary is located in beautiful Kanab, southern Utah.
“Is dedicated to spreading simple origami of models that focus on endangered animal species. Primarily it is to educate and teach children how to make origami animal figures so that they can enjoy the art and creativity of folding paper and making beautiful things from such common material.
“Red Dust Role Models seek to improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged youth living in remote communities. Each year, they conduct around 12 tours to remote communities around Australia and now internationally, in Fiji and India. As part of these tours, Red Dust Role Models visit remote communities and deliver programmes in the areas […]
“The Foundation is dedicated to combating childhood obesity by changing the way our children understand, appreciate and eat their food, and by educating and mobilising the community to provide healthier dietary habits for children. They have developed a comprehensive experiential learning programme that makes healthy food fun, and they work to make healthy food available […]
“Is about finding the right formula between conservation, communities and commerce. Great Plains Conservation’s model takes stressed and threatened environments, surrounds them with compassionate protection and intelligent management. It’s an initiative to help curb the downward spiral of our threatened natural world by being proactive today, and by applying what they know best. This is […]
“It’s name means ‘A New Light’. It was founded with a belief in welfare and preventive policing. With a handful of supporters and great deal of determination, they began their endeavors cautiously but confidently treading unchartered waters to help more and more people, gradually changing the mission to ‘help for helpless’ and then towards ‘self […]
“Initiated in response to the global landmine problem APOPO recognised that most mine-clearance techniques in use were slow and expensive. The humanitarian community had called for a more efficient method for the detection of landmines and un-exploded ordnance (UXO) in order to facilitate the repatriation of refugees and distribution of emergency aid. An analysis of […]