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World Vision Launches Challenge for Improved Water-Quality Monitoring

Newark, New Jersey, November 5, 2020 – SeaFreight Labs today announced it will be serving as Project Advisor for a new global challenge launched by World Vision (www.worldvision.org), a Christian humanitarian organization.  In this role, SeaFreight Labs will provide coordination, facilitation, promotion and support services to World Vision to help drive the project to one or more impactful innovations.  The challenge is soliciting dramatic cost reductions in the monitoring of the concentration of free chlorine in piped water systems in rural villages in Africa.  Read the full release here.   

World Vision to Use Crowd-Solving to Search for Breakthroughs

Newark, New Jersey, October 15, 2020 – SeaFreight Labs today announced it will be serving as Project Advisor for four global challenges for World Vision (www.worldvision.org), a Christian humanitarian organization.  In this role, SeaFreight Labs will provide coordination, facilitation, promotion and support services to World Vision to help drive each project to one or more impactful innovations.  The challenges all originate from the WASH (Water, Sanitation and Health) group at World Vision.  The first challenge is soliciting new ideas to dramatically reduce the cost of adequate household sanitation systems for use in rural settings.  Read the full release here.   

SeaFreight Labs Advises Habitat for Humanity in Crowd-Solving Shelter Breakthroughs

Newark, New Jersey, October 12, 2020 – SeaFreight Labs today announced it will be serving as Project Advisor for four global challenges for Habitat for Humanity (www.habitat.org), a global housing non-profit.  In this role, SeaFreight Labs will provide coordination, facilitation, promotion and support services to Habitat to help drive each project to one or more impactful innovations.  The first challenge of the engagement comes from the Philippines.  It is soliciting low-cost methods to retrofit homes without foundations to be more resilient in earthquakes and typhoons.  Read the full release here.   

SeaFreight Labs Joins Pledge 1% Movement

Newark, New Jersey, May 28, 2020 – SeaFreight Labs today announced it has joined Pledge 1%.  Pledge 1% is a global movement to create a new normal for companies of all sizes and stages to have a positive social impact through their business.  SeaFreight Labs joins over 11,000 companies around the world who have committed to pledge 1% of either their product, profit, equity and/or staff time to charities of their choosing.  SeaFreight Labs is proud to announce its commitment to donate at least 1% of its product to global non-profits to aid their work on humanitarian issues.  Read the full release here.

SeaFreight Labs and InnoCentive Announce Strategic Partnership

Newark, New Jersey, September 5, 2019 – SeaFreight Labs, a specialist in open, challenge-based innovation for the sea freight industry, and InnoCentive, a global leader in crowd-sourced innovation, today announced a strategic partnership to deliver advanced crowd-solving services to the sea freight industry. Read more.

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