The Web site for the professional association for design.
Architecture for Humanity
Cameron Sinclair’s volunteer nonprofit organization set up to promote architecture and design’s solutions to global, social, and humanitarian crises.
The Bamboo Bike Project
A project by scientists and engineers at the Earth Institute at Columbia University that aims to examine the feasibility of implementing cargo bikes made of bamboo as a sustainable form of transportation in Africa.
Design that Matters
Headed by Timothy Prestero, DtM is a nonprofit based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which has built a collaborative design process through which hundreds of volunteers in academia and industry donate their skills and expertise to the creation of breakthrough products for global communities in need.
A global coalition of designers, educators, researchers, engineers, and corporate leaders, working together to create positive environmental and social impact.
Exploring ways that design can positively impact our communities—ways that are thoughtful, informed, creative, and responsible.
Connecting creative people to causes for social change.
Doors of Perception
An international conference and knowledge network founded by John Thackara which sets new agendas for design—in particular, for information and communication technologies (ICTs).
A Glimmer of Hope
Austin, Texas–based foundation tackling the issue of global poverty, particularly in Ethiopia, employing business efficiencies.
The Full Belly Project
Founded by Jock Brandis, designer of the universal nut sheller, the Full Belly Project designs and distributes income-generating agricultural devices to improve life in developing countries.
Gordon Murray Design
Official site of the designers of the T.25 urban car.
In Good We Trust
Mau’s website for the 2010 Denver Biennial.
Connecting companies, academic institutions, the public sector, and nonprofit organizations with a global network of the world’s brightest minds. InnoCentive blog offering perspectives on innovation, can be found at http://blog.innocentive.com
Blog for those interested in integrating the pro bono ethic into their careers—giving time and talent to strengthen nonprofit organizations.
Wired to Care
Dev Patnaik’s tales of companies, political campaigns, sports teams, governments, and institutions of every kind that use empathy to connect with customers and employees.