Santa Clara University

Ruggedization

adj. Designed or improved to be hard-wearing or shock-resistant. ex. "ruggedized computers suitable for use in the villages..."

Case Study: ToughStuff

 

ToughStuff was founded by Andrew Tanswell (GSBI ’09) along with Adriaan Mol (GSBI ’06). It replaces kerosene with solar panels and LED lights.  The business lifts people out of poverty, reduces CO2 emissions, improves health and creates sustainable micro-enterprise. ToughStuff is looking to scale this business to have a truly global impact.  Learn more...