Fast Company announced Monday their 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards recipients, and two projects led by Paul Allen were recognized. The Great Elephant Census was a finalist for the top honor of World Changing Idea, and the Smart City Challenge was a finalist in the Transportation category.

Congrats to our partners who were part of these truly world changing projects.

The World Changing Ideas award honors businesses, policies, projects and concepts that offer innovative solutions to the issues facing humanity. All of the finalists, including the Great Elephant Census and the Smart City Challenge, are highlighted in the April issue of Fast Company and online.

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Fast Company Lists Two Projects Among World Changing Ideas

By The Editors

Great Elephant Census Reveals Dramatic Declines in Populations

By Tony Banbury

Every Elephant Counts

By Paul G. Allen