Winners 2019

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DigitalAgenda is pleased to announce the winners for 2019’s Impact Awards – our third annual celebration of the very best of UK tech for good.


People’s choice award

BorrowMyDoggy

Sharing economy platform connecting over a million dog owners and dog lovers, ensuring regular exercise, reduced pressure on owners and social fulfilment for everyone involved.

 

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Diversity Winner

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The disabled access review website

Created by and for disabled people looking for great places to visit, this charity’s access review website is used by thousands around the UK and beyond.

 
 

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Education Winner

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AV1 telepresence avatar

No Isolation’s telepresence robot is designed to be the eyes, ears and voice in the classroom on days when those with long-term illnesses can’t be there in person.

 

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Employment & Skills Winner

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Workfinder

Founders4Schools app, digitally enabled to scale, enabling 16-24-year-olds to find, shortlist and apply to companies offering placements locally.

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Health Winner

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NHS 111 Online

NHS Digital and NHS England’s 111 Online helps people get the right medical care by answering simple questions on their smartphones to find out what to do next.

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Connected Cities Winner

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Char.gy

Unboxed worked with char.gy to create an on-street electric vehicle charging solution using existing residential lampposts, backed by a software platform for managing charging and payments by smartphone.

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Safety Winner

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Be Strong Online Ambassadors

Diana Awards peer-led education programme helping young people develop digital resilience to protect themselves from harmful online content.

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Social Transformation Winner

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The Divorce Project

Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service-transformed national online service for people wishing to apply to legally end their marriage or civil partnership and resolve financial issues.

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Sustainable Living Winner

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Digital tools providing data to drive improvements in kitchen production processes, to help cut food waste in half, saving money and reducing environmental footprint.

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Business theme


Business Transformation Winner

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Supporting organisations to publish their grants data openly to help people understand and use data to support decision-making and learning in charitable giving.

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Financial Inclusion Winner

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Making people’s lives better by helping them improve their finances, SalaryFinance’s socially responsible employee benefit helps people manage debt, start saving and build financial capability.

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Investment Winner

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Helping ordinary people invest over £80m in ethical projects and businesses like renewable energy and affordable housing and earn a decent return on their money.

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Sharing Economy Winner

 

Social enterprise matching drivers with spare seats with those needing a lift, the UK’s biggest car-sharing community channels profits from clients to enable a free, public service to 600,000.

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Special awards


Individual impact

Outstanding contribution to technology for good, chosen by our grand jury.

Annika Small OBE

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