World Changing Ideas Awards 2020: Politics and Policy Finalists and Honorable Mentions

This awards list originally appeared in Fast Company on April 28, 2020. Read the original there. 

Innovative campaigns or policy initiatives that challenge the status quo for the benefit of the environment, equity, and society. Read about the winner: a campaign that’s fighting to let formerly incarcerated Floridians keep their right to vote.


10-Minute Walk, Trust for Public Land
10 States, 50 Cities, 50 Colleges, 100% Renewable, Environment America
Built for Zero, Community Solutions, Tableau Software
National Voter Mobilization Effort Focused on Women of Color, She the People
Ranked Choice Voting Act (HR 4464), FairVote
Right to Repair, U.S. Public Interest Research Group
Time to Vote, Levi Strauss & Co.
Toronto Civic Data Trust, MaRS Solutions Lab
Universal Family Care for the 21st Century, Caring Across Gen­erations


America in One Room, Helena, Center for Deliberative Democracy at Stanford University
Ban Glyphosate Campaign, MegaFood
Blue Leadership Collaborative, Blue Leadership Collaborative
Chicago PACE, Chicago PACE
Go Climate Striking App, PwC Experience Center Stockholm
GovCity, GovCity
The Pledge for Paternity Leave, Dove Men+Care