CLF Named One of World’s Most Innovative Companies

Fast Company announced today its 2020 ranking of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in Not-For-Profit, honoring leading organizations and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in social and philanthropic innovation. CLF earned the No. 10 spot on the prestigious annual list in recognition of its work in emergency preparedness and climate resilience, which began in 2018 as an effort to shift how the world responds to natural disasters and climate-related extreme weather events.

Alongside CLF, other 2020 honorees include innovators such as Civica Rx, GiveDirectly and Upsolve, among others. Most Innovative Companies is one of Fast Company’s most significant and highly anticipated editorial efforts of the year. It provides both a snapshot and a road map for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors of the economy. The magazine’s editors spend months gathering and analyzing data on businesses and organizations making the most profound impact on both industry and culture in today’s fast-changing world.

“It is an honor for the Clara Lionel Foundation to be named by Fast Company as one of the world’s most innovative not-for-profits,” said CLF’s Executive Director, Justine Lucas. “It’s an incredible list of global organizations on the front lines of change, and we are proud to be recognized for our efforts in putting philanthropy to work in a more strategic way to help communities better withstand disasters before they hit.”

Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies issue (March/April 2020) is now available online, as well as in app form via iTunes and on newsstands beginning March 17, 2020.