About the INDEX: Award

The biennial INDEX: Award was founded in 2005 to recognize the best examples of design that improves life across the globe.

In this special CNN series, we profile a selection of the nominees and winners.

Watch the show at the following times (GMT):
Friday: 1630; Saturday: 1400, 2130;
Sunday: 1030; Monday: 0430, 0830;
Tuesday: 1030, 1730; Wednesday: 0530

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