local community

Design Project Upcycle Turns Abandoned Neighborhood Relics into Something Useful

Clean up the streets initiative: designers repurpose bike into rideable grocery shopping cart

Technology Kickstarter For Local Improvement Projects Funds Neighborhood Renewal

Spacehive helps people raise money for smaller scale social ideas like green spaces, sports facilities, or a main street makeover.

Technology World's First Local e-Curency Allows Users To Pay By SMS

The Brixton Pound is the first local currency that will be available as an e-currency, designed to promote spending in local stores.

Advertising McDonald's A-Z Campaign

A new advertising campaign in the UK uses the letters of the alphabet to describe what makes the fast food giant a responsible and beneficial company.

Retail John Lewis Opens Its Doors To The Community

The Managing Director of the retail giant believes private businesses should help those affected by the public sector cuts.

Advertising Duane Reade Localizes Product Offering With Beer

The drug store chain rolls out a variety of customized offerings to connect with local communities.

Home Local Community Radio Act Diversifies Airwaves

Grassroots pressure helped pave the way for the creation of new, non-commercial stations on American airwaves.

Design Levi's Branded Art Installation

The company's community presence expands in San Francisco as part of the 'We Are All Workers' campaign.

Retail Why Businesses In Japantown Are Thriving In The Recession

The success of this San Jose neighborhood could easily be made into a case study to be taught in business schools.