Ideas Fuel Industries
In hindsight, 2020 will likely be remembered as a year like none other. Amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, Schwabe interviewed some of our clients to learn how they were using their businesses to move the dial and innovating for good in this unprecedented time.
We’re proud to share the stories of how Schwabe’s clients are fueling change and innovating for good.
Explore the video story of two chapters rallying to work within the restrictions of state guidelines and federal oversight to reopen the construction industry during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Guests include Mike Salsgiver, Executive Director, AGC Oregon, David D’Hondt, Executive Vice President, AGC Washington, and more. For a deeper dive into this collaborative effort, check out ACC: A Tale of Two Chapters (text-only version here).
Dr. David Bangsberg, Dean of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, delivers a dose of optimism for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic through policy, science, and education. For an additional shot of inspiration, view how OHSU-PSU School of Public Health is Weaving Public Policy, Science, and Education to Change Healthcare (text version here) and watch it all in action.
Sam Cho, Commissioner, and Chad Aldridge, Operational Readiness Activation and Transition Manager, Port of Seattle, explain how to tackle human trafficking through an innovative educational program. After you've seen the video, make sure to view the extended article: How to Stop the Invisible Problem of Human Trafficking (text version here).
Sam Cossman, Founder, Qwake Technologies, walks us through how collaboration fuels innovation when working for the greater purpose of saving first responder lives. Further explore how Quake is Designing Technology with One Very Important Purpose in Mind: Saving Lives (text-only here).
Akbar Chisti, CEO, and Founder, Seamus Golf, candidly explains why Seamus Golf pivoted quickly to innovate and "just do something!" to help fight COVID-19. For more, we invite you to uncover how Seamus Golf is Continuing to Pivot and Fuel Change (text version here).
We invite you to dive into these encouraging interviews to learn how innovation happens when people use creativity and communication to work together for the common good.
For the first edition of Fueling Change - Innovating in the Pacific Northwest, we explored how our clients responded to a changing marketplace. Learn how these PNW power-houses fueled-change within our region’s unique ecosystem.
For the second edition of Fueling Change - Innovating for Good, we learned what our clients were doing in an era of uncertainty. Get inspired by these stories of lifesaving tech, manufacturing production pivots, and calls for social justice.
Thank you to our Fueling Change Innovators: