ADVANCE SOCIAL INNOVATION AWARD WINNER 2012
As co-founder and CEO of Purpose.com, Jeremy’s work has literally mobilised millions of citizens and consumers to help solve major global problems. The purpose has built global movements to fight cancer (with LIVESTRONG), and eliminate nuclear weapons in 20 years (with Global Zero, an initiative led by more than 200 world leaders). Jeremy also co-founded Avaaz.org, the world’s largest online citizens’ movement, with ten million members. He also co-founded GetUp.org, the Australian political movement with more members than all of Australia’s political parties combined. In 2011, Jeremy received the Ford Foundation’s 75th-anniversary Visionaries Award. The World Economic Forum at Davos has named him a Young Global Leader and the World e-Government Forum has named Jeremy and Purpose co-founder David Madden among the “Top 10 People Who Are Changing the World of the Internet and Politics”. Jeremy has lived and worked in the UK, France and the US.
Meet Jeremy Heimans, the 2012 Advance Global Australian Social Innovation Award Winner
Winner of the Advance Social Innovation Award for 2012
Meet Jeremy Heimans Winner for Social Innovation award 2012 in an Extended Interview