We have found them: Nine bold and timely ideas that wow us — and that have earned these organizations a place alongside Enterprise Community Partners on our honor roll of 2009 Social Enterprises of the Year. Will all of these notions work in the long run and on a grand scale? Perhaps not. But they represent the kind of innovative thinking that can transform lives and change our world.
A version of this article appeared in the December/January 2009 issue of Fast Company magazine.