We celebrate people using
design to change the world

Meet our Index Award 2021 winners
The next sexual revolution is hormone-free
Flash Forest
Saving our collective home, 100,000 trees at a time
Restoring truth and trust online
Algorithmic Justice League
Shifting societies with an accountable AI
Growing the world of tomorrow with mycelium
Our first home on the moon?
Join the Design to Improve Life (DtIL) movement
Join the Design to Improve Life (DtIL) movement
Learn how to solve real-world problems with our certified methodology and design thinking tools
Facilitaded by our DtIL experts, we offer workshops for educators and business professionals, both on- and offline. Whether you're looking for a quick sparring session or a deep dive into design thinking, we've got you covered. Learn more.
Dive into our community: the latest news, opinions, events and more
πŸ–Š Guest blog: Making sustainability good business
The case of a company changing an industry
πŸ“£ Jobs: Be a Design Spotter for Index Award 2023!
Help discover the talents of tomorrow and life-improving change-makers
πŸ–Š Blog: A tale of two sinks and one toilet
Why we sometimes need to accept designs we despise
We've gone beyond award giving to investing
We've gone beyond award giving to investing
Find out how we work as a connector between game-changing solutions and purposeful capital
Each award cycle we receive hundreds, sometimes thousands, of nominations, which are boiled down to just five winners. While we believe it's important to celebrate the best, we don't believe impact should stop there. Get to know how we invest in ground-breaking solutions from The Index Award pipeline.