Advance Awards

SOCIAL IMPACT

SOCIAL IMPACT

The category of Social Impact awards individuals making a positive impact in the community through work in social innovation within the for profit, non-profit or public sector. This includes new strategies, concepts, ideas and organisations that meet social needs, such as social enterprise, corporate social responsibility, education, community development, the environment, or health care. Individuals working in this field could be working on open source methods and techniques, innovation with a social purpose (like microcredit or distance learning), social entrepreneurship or other areas of social innovation that have a demonstrated positive impact on society.


PAST WINNERS

2018

Alexie Seller
CEO, Pollinate Energy

2017

Andrew Harper
Innovation Lead, UNHCR

2016

Dr Alison Thompson OAM
Ambassador of the Haitian Ministry of Environment & Founder, Third Wave Volunteers

2015

Hugh Evans
CEO, Global Poverty Project

2014

Prue Clarke
Founder & Executive Director, New Narratives

2013

Brett Solomon
Co Founder & Executive Director, Access

2013

Sotheary Ly
Executive Director, Healthcare Center for Children (HCC)

2012

Jeremy Heimans
Co Founder & CEO, Purpose