Award Profiles

2014 ESI Winner

Living Goods

Living Goods is a fantastic social venture that empowers the poor in Africa through networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling a broad assortment of affordable, life-changing products.

2013 ESI Winner

Riders for Health


2012 ESI Winner



2011 ESI Winner



2010 ESI Winner



2003 Winner

William E. (Bill) Strickland, Jr.

President and CEO, Manchester Bidwell Corporation


2004 Winner

Muhammad Yunus

Chairman, Yunus Centre


2005 Winner

Wendy Kopp

CEO and Co-founder, Teach for All


2006 Winner

Ami Dar

Founder and Executive Director, Idealist


2007 Winner

Bill Drayton

CEO and Founder, Ashoka