Arrow's CSR Mission: Innovating Today

Arrow's CSR Mission: Innovating Today

Good ideas are everywhere. But innovators are rare. Innovators punch through the status quo to deliver a solution that is both practical and provides an exciting new solution. 

To identify innovators and guide them forward, Arrow partners with incubators, accelerators and technology competitions. We pursue these partnerships in the conviction that the organized process of iteration, presentation, mentorship and competition distills interesting ideas into real innovations that may benefit society and turns dreamers into entrepreneurs. 

Content from this campaign

1.5 Tons of Water
I’ve talked about the embedded energy in electronics – the energy used to create or manufacture a product. I’ve talked about the rare...
Jul 15, 2015 4:45 PM ET
Heroes of Innovation - Hear from Anke Domaske
Arrow | Five Years Out on YouTube Anke Domaske saw sour milk’s great potential as a raw material. She uses it to manufacture biopolymers and fibers that offer unlimited possibilities for applications. That’s how she makes not only our...
Jul 9, 2015 9:20 AM ET
Who do You Trust?
Every transaction, be it interpersonal or commercial, involves trust. You trust that you’re getting what you’ve agreed upon. Or you’ve weighed the risks and have decided that should you not get what you’ve settled upon, you can live with the consequences. For tangible goods, certain clear guidelines apply – we have return policies, warranties, and extended warranties. For...
Jul 2, 2015 9:30 AM ET
Heroes of Innovation - Hear from Rainer Jäkel
Arrow | Five Years Out on YouTube Rainer Jäkel is turning the world of robotics on its head by teaching robots complex tasks through user demonstrations and interactive refinement. His research ensures that future production lines will never look the same...
Jun 16, 2015 8:50 AM ET
Connecting the Dots -- Reprise
In May of 2012, organized “Connect the Dots Day,” which was aimed at bringing awareness to the acceleration and interconnectivity of severe weather events across the globe. I wrote then about the need to connect the dots in many dimensions beyond the weather events themselves if we are to cognize the importance of our every action as well as our every inaction. Three...
Jun 12, 2015 10:35 AM ET