ColaLife’s Kit Yamoyo Flexi-pack wins UK Packaging Award

  Last night (11-Nov-15) ColaLife’s Kit Yamoyo Flexi-pack won a UK Packaging Award – “Resource Efficient Pack of the Year”. That’s what happens when you have great packaging partners: Amcor Flexibles and PI Global. Thank you guys! In 2013 we won the very prestigious Dupont Packaging Awards for our original ‘aidpod‘ which fitted between the necks of bottles […]

Kit Yamoyo selected as a finalist in the INDEX Awards 2015

INDEX: Design to improve life sets out to inspire, educate and engage people to design sustainable solutions to global problems. The INDEX: Award 2015 received 1,123 nominations breaking all previous records. From these, 46 finalists have been selected and Kit Yamoyo is one of them. The five winners will be revealed and celebrated on 27-Aug-15 […]

ColaLife wins GSK and Save The Children Healthcare Innovation Award

We are very pleased to announce that ColaLife was the joint first winner of the GSK and Save The Children Healthcare Innovation Award which comes with $370,000. We are so delighted with this recognition and wish to thank GSK and Save The Children. This comes at a time when we have struggled for 12 months with the national […]

Focus on Amcor

Last Monday (1-Dec-14) we were invited to visit Amcor’s packaging plant in Ledbury by Peter Ettridge, ColaLife’s champion within the company. We were introduced to Amcor through Peter by PI Global, our packaging partner in the UK, way back in early 2012. Amcor is a massive multi-national company that specialises in flexible packaging from simple plastic bags […]

ColaLife shortlisted for the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards

We are delighted to announce that ColaLife has been shortlisted (1 of 3) for the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards in the Health category. Our funding partner, the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizen Trust, proposed and put in the entry. The awards showcase ground-breaking business initiatives that create long-term, transformative solutions to environmental, social and corporate governance […]

ColaLife wins the top prize at the DuPont Packaging Innovation Awards

Last night (16/5/13) while we slept in Zambia, there were celebrations going in Wilmington, Delaware, USA at the DuPont Packaging Innovation Awards. This morning we learnt that we’d won the top prize (Diamond) and we also won in the ‘Food Security’ category. It was great that our colleague, Rohit Ramchandani, was there and met up […]

Kit Yamoyo wins Product Design of the Year 2013

I’ve just got back from the field, with so many stories to tell and pictures to show, to the news that ColaLife’s Kit Yamoyo has won the Product category of the Designs of the Year 2013. The maverick in me thinks it’s fantastic that something designed with the poor and for the poor, and with the word […]

The Saturday Review discuss Designs of the Year 2013

Here’s a discussion of the Designs of the Year 2013 exhibition at The Design Museum that was part of BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Review programme hosted by Tom Sutcliffe with guests David Schneider, Ekow Eshun and Kathryn Hughes. The discussion is topped and tailed with mentions of ColaLife. The full programme can be downloaded from the BBC […]

The Design Council gets behind ColaLife

[Please show the judges we care and ‘Like’ our nomination on the Dessign Museum’s facebook Page here. Two clicks and you’re done!] Fans of our Facebook page will know that the ColaLife AidPod has been nominated by The Design Museum as one of the Designs of the Year 2013 which we are very proud of. […]

Cool MOO – your chance to win

Just before Christmas Jane and I visited MOO HQ to pick up our MOO Award. As you can tell from the photo below left, we were very pleased to be there. The MOO people have described the visit with words and pictures here. The picture below right is proof that MOO is as cool on the […]