// We are a women-led organization and we subscribe to a feminine style of leadership that is based on compassion, inclusiveness and also more forgiving. We actively seek partnerships with leaders in various organizations as well as scientists and entrepreneurs - who share our values. Thanks to the support of the City of Lausanne, State of Vaud, mySwitzerland, Swiss Global Enterprise and Swissnex, GoodFestival is now the world’s biggest celebration of sustainable innovation.
// Since the launch of GoodFestival on 25th October 2016, we have delivered 31 days of events / 230+ hours of programming to 1,000s of innovators together with speakers from EPFL, Tesla, the WorldBank Group, UN Global Compact, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, digital switzerland, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Swiss Global Enterprise and 100+ other organizations / over seven different editions all part of the 185 Days of Innovation:
GoodFestival 7e, 27 July - 15 November 2019
+ 10 Roxbourg Sessions, 27 July - 24 August 2019
+ Global Good Congress with EPFL Tech4Impact, 15 November 2019
GoodFestival 6e, 15 May 2019
+ GoodBrandSummit at Beau-Rivage Palace, 15 May 2019
GoodFestival 5e, 2 November - 14 December 2018
+ Global Good Congress with EPFL Tech4Impact, 2 November 2018
+ Good Water Summit with Waterpreneurs, 6 December 2018
+ Great Women Leaders, 7 - 8 December 2018
+ Firestarter Summit at Tesla, 11 - 14 December 2018
GoodFestival 4e, 26 - 29 April 2018
GoodFestival 3e, 17 - 21 October 2017
GoodFestival 2e, 20 - 22 April 2017
GoodFestival 1e, 25 - 29 October 2016
// Now with our partners, we are taking the GoodFestival global - via Ganga Summit, Varanasi, India and Palo Alto Summit, San Francisco Bay Area, USA in addition to the bi-annual GoodFestival in Lausanne Switzerland - Spring & Winter Editions.
// Here are some useful links:
+ What’s Good?
+ Media Archive
+ PremaGyan Medal
+ PremaGyan Medal Winners
+ Agenda of the landmark GoodFestival 4E
+ Co-productions tested during GoodFestival 4E
+ First Global Good Congress with EPFL Tech4Impact
+ First Good Water Summit with Waterpreneurs
+ First Great Women Leaders Summit at Salle Paderewski
+ First Firestarter Summit at Tesla Lausanne
// Application Forms:
- Form for getting your story published on OneMillionSpark, our digital storytelling platform.
- Form for co-creating the GoodFestival agenda.
- Form to learn from other social innovators to scale up your social business with Roxbourg.
Friends of GoodFestival:
Jeannine Srivastava, Chairwoman