Shortlisted Candidates

 

APAC

We had over 1200 social enterprises apply to UBS Social Innovators 2016. We spent September reviewing all the entries thoroughly and were very pleased to announce that the following 12 social enterprises were shortlisted in Asia-Pacific.

Asuiku

Alleviating child poverty

ATB Auto Art

Recycling autoparts as furniture

Backstreet Academy

Unique travel experiences created by micro-entrepreneurs

BagoSphere

Jobs through digital education

Edible Garden City

Urban farming in Singapore

Edukasyon.ph

Career and education advice

Empact

Capacity building for social organisations

HiGi Energy

Eco-char from water hyacinths

Karma Healthcare

e-Doctor clinics in rural India

Socialgiver

Linking businesses and charities in Thailand

Toraja Melo

Creating premium hand woven products

WateROAM

Portable water filtration

EMEA

We had over 1200 social enterprises apply to UBS Social Innovators 2016. We spent September reviewing all the entries thoroughly and were very pleased to announce that the following 12 social enterprises were shortlisted in Europe Middle East and Africa.

Adris Technologies

A new monitor for detecting epileptic seizures

Change Please

A jobs-first approach to homelessness

Enabling Enterprise

Enterprise skills for school children

FoodCloud

Coordinating surplus food donations

Hubbub UK

Building coalitions for environmental change

Kiron Open Higher Education

Integrating refugees through higher education

Pedius

Phone communication for the deaf

Peppy Pals

Building small children's EQ through games

Right to Succeed

Turning around failing schools in low-income communities

TEARS Foundation

Tools to increase reporting of child abuse

The GravityLight Foundation

A light powered by gravity

West Africa Vocational Education (WAVE)

Skills over schools! 

Switzerland

We had over 1200 social enterprises apply to UBS Social Innovators 2016. We spent September reviewing all the entries thoroughly and were very pleased to announce that the following 10 social enterprises were shortlisted in Switzerland.

Alver Futurprotein

Food from micro-algae

APOPO

Detection rats

Carbon Delta

Identifying the climate change resilience of publicly-traded companies

Choba Choba

A Swiss chocolate brand owned by its cocoa farmers

euforia

Engaging the unengaged in social and environmental issues

Justice Rapid Response

Legal experts to help investigation of atrocities

LEDsafari

Training to build your own solar lamp

Mosan

Dry toilet sanitation system

Projekt Interim

Unlocking vacant property at low cost for residential, cultural and commercial use

Velafrica

Recycled bicycles for Africa