In the News | Caldwell Cares Selected for Fast Company’s WCIA
May 03, 2022
Caldwell Selected for an Honorable Mention in the Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Justice Category of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards
Boston May 3, 2022 — We’re pleased to announce that Caldwell Cares, has been selected as an honorable mention in the Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Justice categories as part of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards.
The winners of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring clean technology, innovative corporate initiatives, brave new designs for cities and buildings, and other creative works that are supporting the growth of positive social innovation, tackling social inequality, climate change, and public health crises.
Caldwell Intellectual Property Law’s “Caldwell Cares” is an initiative that formally recognizes who we are. Our firm’s culture and ethos are based on helping others and remaining grateful. We have found, through public service we have been able to cultivate a sense of gratitude and purpose that enriches our firm culture. With Caldwell Cares, we hold initiatives to help current and aspiring entrepreneurs succeed in life, especially those in underserved communities. To this end, we take on pro-bono incarcerated inventors and help them not only obtain patents for their inventions but also guide them furthering their entrepreneurial dreams.
World Changing Ideas Awards:
Now in its sixth year, the World Changing Ideas Awards showcase 39 winners, 350 finalists, and more than 600 honorable mentions—with climate, social justice, and AI and data among the most popular categories. A panel of eminent Fast Company editors and reporters selected winners and finalists from a pool of more than 2,997 entries across transportation, education, food, politics, technology, health, social justice, and more. In addition, several new categories have been added this year including climate, nature, water, and workplace. The 2022 awards feature entries from across the globe, from Switzerland to Hong Kong to Australia.
Fast Company’s Summer 2022 issue (on newsstands May 10, 2022) will showcase some of the world’s most inventive entrepreneurs and companies tackling global challenges. The issues highlight, among others, probiotics for coral reefs, easy-to-assemble kit homes for refugees or disaster survivors, a 3D printed vaccine patch, an electric truck, a system to heat homes from the waste heat of a name-brand factory, and prosecutor-initiated resentencing for overly long prison sentences.
“We’re thrilled to have the firm’s mission be centered around tackling critical issues in fostering positive, social growth,” said Managing Member, Keegan Caldwell. “Investing back into the community underlines the core values of what we do.”
“We are consistently inspired by the novelty and creativity that people are applying to solve some of our society’s most pressing problems, from shelter to the climate crisis. Fast Company relishes its role in amplifying important, innovative work to address big challenges,” says David Lidsky, interim editor-in-chief of Fast Company. “Our journalists have identified some of the most ingenious initiatives to launch since the start of 2021, which we hope will both have a meaningful impact and lead others to join in being part of the solution.”
More About Fast Company and the WCIA:
World Changing Ideas is one of Fast Company’s major annual awards programs and is focused on social good, seeking to elevate finished products and brave concepts that make the world better. A panel of judges from across sectors choose winners, finalists, and honorable mentions based on feasibility and the potential for impact. With the goals of awarding ingenuity and fostering innovation, Fast Company draws attention to ideas with great potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire more people to start working on solving the problems that affect us all.
Click here to read the full list of Fast Company’s 2022 WCIA.
More About Caldwell Cares:
Click here to read more about Caldwell’s ongoing initiatives.