Welcome To Co.Exist

Fast Company’s daily news website about world changing ideas and innovations.

Co.Exist is a website for people who are not only hungry for solutions, but foolish enough to implement them.

To best understand what that means, take a look at some of our latest stories: There’s an all-electric DeLorean that can’t go back in time, but doesn’t need any gas. A new kind of urban design, inspired by IKEA. Brazil flying unmanned drones over the Amazon to catch poachers. A kitchen—with a built in beehive!—that gets all its power from your leftovers.

Co.Exist is focused on innovation that’s going to change the way we live and the resources we use. We’re for brash and creative solutions, that make everyone rich while helping the people of the world lead clean and fulfilling lives.

First, we need acknowledge some simple truths. We are consuming more resources than we can produce. We’ve been looking at the same wind turbines and solar panels for years now, telling ourselves that it will all be fine. But at this rate of marginal change, it won’t.

Though we’re currently resource poor, we’re still ingenuity rich. It’s time to find solutions that people haven’t thought of yet, even if that means rethinking our beliefs about the environment, energy, technology, food, health, transportation, urbanism, and poverty. And those are the kinds of stories you’ll find here. Stories about innovations that are going to alter the way we live for the better in the next year—and over the next 100 years—in ways you can’t yet imagine.

We’re going to kick down the doors to find a solution and fix things, no matter what it takes.

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  • Emily

    Could you please move this article to the side? I've seen it way too often and it makes it seem like you have less content than you do. Otherwise, I love the site.

  • studiocibidi

    well done! 
    i just LOVE your posts, they're so inspiring and open to so many ideas and discussions...

    thanks! you're great.

  • Guest

    The header bar's dark grey icons on black make it really hard to spot your Subscribe, NewsFeed, Search and other links

  • good_egg

    Have enjoyed Ethonomics. Will undoubtedly enjoy Co.Exist as much, if not more. Thanks for taking the leap! One small request: Can you activate a 'print' button. Call me old fashioned, but I still like to print and read the entries. Best of luck with the new endeavor!

  • Heracles Papatheodorou

    It's been a while since I've been amazed by both a website's design and content.
    Congratulations for both; an instant addition to the ever growing list of things worth keeping an eye on.

    In response to a previous comment, Co.Exist does work fine in Opera 12
    A minor error I noticed: Your index page still has the drupal icon: http://www.fastcoexist.com/mis...

  • Peggy Bell

    I am full of ideas...thought provoking...for the greater good kind of ideas...I would love to share them with the world...see what world thinks of my thoughts...are you saying I can do that here...and you want to hear?~~~That's awesome! I just don't know how you would like me to share....sorry, but it is not intuitive for some reason here.

  • Steve Ravelonjato

    So I'm not quite sure what to do here ... I'm involved in a project that would help an entire country clean itself up from wastes etc... while providing a clean energy. I have ideas that would enhance this concept further but I am not sure if I could share these types of ideas here, what would be the benefit of doing so ?

  • Chloe L

    CoExist is not Opera compatible. If you could fix this, that'd be great. I really hate having to swap browsers just to browse this section of FastCompany.

  • lngtrm1

    Can someone explain to me the value of a separate tab for these articles? Is it really just an organizational thing?

    I find the main page to this site easy to browse and keep up with. Do I now need to go to Co.Exist to see the articles that most interest me? Or will they cycle through the main page anyway?

  • mclendaniel

    It's to give these pieces their own home and make Co.Exist a destination for itself. If you want the best stories about world changing innovation, you should bookmark this site. We'd love to have you.

    That said, if you are happy with Fast Company's main site, all these stories will be there, too, just like you're used to.

    Thanks for reading, either way!