Sekr Named Finalist in Fast Company’s 2022 Global Changing Ideas Apps Category
Sekr’s crowdsourced mobile platform for outdoor travel and countless other bold innovations are highlighted by the sixth annual awards recognizing the products, concepts, companies, policies and designs that drive change, tackling issues ranging from climate change to inequality.
SAN DIEGO, May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Winners of fast businessThe 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, recognizing clean technologies, innovative business initiatives, courageous new designs for cities and buildings, and other creative works that support the growth of positive social innovation, the fight against social inequalities, climate change and public action. health crises.
Sekr, a participatory mobile platform founded by women and minorities that makes every step of the outdoor travel planning experience easier, safer and more social, was named a finalist in the App category. From full-time digital nomads to occasional road trippers, the company creates an inclusive community with access to over 50,000 campsites, including the nation’s largest database of free campsites. The company is committed to addressing the lack of diversity in outdoor spaces not only through its mobile platform, but also its coalition, Respect Outdoor Projectrs (PRO), which brings together women + business owners, nonprofit leaders, and grassroots changemakers and their allies to raise awareness of shared experiences and take scalable action to change the business industry. outdoors towards a more inclusive space.
Now in its sixth year, the World Changing Ideas Awards features 39 winners, 350 finalists and more than 600 honorable mentions, with climate, social justice, AI and data among the most popular categories. A panel of eminent fast business Editors and reporters selected winners and runners-up from more than 2,997 entries in transportation, education, food, politics, technology, health, social justice, etc Additionally, several new categories have been added this year, including climate, nature, water, and workplace. The 2022 awards feature nominations from around the world, from Swiss in Hong Kong for Australia.
“To be appointed to fast business World Changing Ideas Awards is absolutely surreal,” said Breanne Acio, co-founder and CEO of Sekr. “Our team truly wants to change the world, and this honor is a testament to our team’s work to do so, not only giving our app members greater access to the outdoor industry, but also transforming the outdoor industry. outdoor journey to a place that is more inclusive of people.”
fast businessSummer 2022 issue of (on newsstands May 10, 2022) will showcase some of the world’s most inventive entrepreneurs and businesses tackling global challenges. The stakes highlight, among other things, probiotics for coral reefs, easy-to-assemble kit houses for refugees or disaster survivors, a 3D printed vaccine patch, an electric truck, a system to heat houses from the waste heat of a brand factory, and new convictions at the initiative of the prosecutor for too long prison terms.
“We are constantly inspired by the novelty and creativity that people apply to solve some of our society’s most pressing problems, from housing to the climate crisis.. fast business relishes its role in amplifying important innovative work to tackle big challenges,” says David Lidskyacting editor of fast business. “Our journalists have identified some of the most ingenious initiatives to launch since the start of 2021, which we hope will both have a significant impact and inspire others to join the solution.”
About the World Changing Ideas Awards:
Ideas that change the world are one of the fast businessand focuses on social good, seeking to elevate end products and brave concepts that make the world a better place. A panel of judges from all sectors select winners, runners-up and honorable mentions based on feasibility and potential for impact. In an effort to reward ingenuity and foster innovation, fast business draws attention to ideas with great potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire more people to start working on solving the problems that affect us all.
Sēkr is a participatory mobile platform that makes every step of the outdoor travel planning experience easier, safer and more social. From full-time digital nomads to occasional road trippers, the company creates an inclusive community through access to more than 50,000 campsites, including the nation’s largest database of free campsites. Founded in 2018, Sēkr’s dedicated team partners with local nonprofits, including Leave No Trace and Tread Lightly!, to promote responsible recreation and outdoor conservation. The company is also committed to addressing the lack of diversity in outdoor spaces through its coalition, Respect Away Project, which unites women and minorities to take scalable action to move the outdoor industry towards a more inclusive space. Follow Sēkr on Facebook, Youtube, instagramand LinkedIn.