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How might we design a sustainable and regenerative future for people and planet?

why SUSTAINABILITY matters

With the mounting evidence and recognition of the role of human activity on the health and wellbeing of our planet, it’s time to put sustainability at the center of the way we live.


But a sustainable world can't exist unless the diverse stakeholders who touch the system—from entrepreneurs to governments to nonprofits to investors—can reimagine a better future and build it together. Our future is at stake, and we can’t leave it in the hands of the few. It’s crucial that we work together to move to a more just and sustainable future without leaving voices out.

By working across sectors to build circular systems that reduce waste, shift consumer behavior through model innovations, and develop more regenerative and nourishing food systems, collaborative design can bring key stakeholders to contribute to the flourishing of our people and planet.




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To ensure the health of our people and planet, we need collaboration from across sectors. OpenIDEO is proud to have partnered with nonprofits, governments, corporations, educational institutions, VCs, and more.





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Sustainability Challenges

Dig into our previous Challenges and see the change our community is making worldwide.

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Food System Vision Prize

How might we envision regenerative and nourishing food futures for 2050?

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NextGen Cup Challenge

How might we design the next generation fiber cup to be recoverable on a global scale?

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Design With Grind Challenge

How might we create a waste-free, circular future by designing everyday products using Nike Grind materials?

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Circular Design Challenge

How might we get products to people without generating plastic waste?

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Food Waste Challenge

How might we dramatically reduce waste by transforming our relationship...

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Renewable Energy Challenge

How might communities lead the rapid transition to renewable energy?

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