So Jung Rim

So is the COO of SIX, Social Innovation Exchange. She have been working with communities and learning exchange since 2008.

Business for Good: Building the New Normal with Stakeholders

Alongside a small consulting team in Hong Kong, we conducted a study in 2018 to understand the motivations for business to do good and proposed recommendations on what different stakeholders could do to promote ‘doing good by doing well’. The research is funded by the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund). Two years Business for Good: Building the New Normal with Stakeholders

Building European innovation ecosystems

SIX is part of a new consortium, Change Hubs for Ecosystemic Social Solutions – CHESS (2023-2025), under Horizon Europe programme which seeks to improve the overall ecosystem for innovation in Europe. It is now widely accepted in Europe that we need new approaches if we are to tackle the systemic and urgent societal challenges we Building European innovation ecosystems

New report: How philanthropy is supporting Business for Good in South East Asia

The Asia region, and specifically businesses operating within it, have an important role to play in transitioning our planet to a sustainable and green future. But the climate breakdown is an intersectional challenge — that means every sector needs to work together effectively, and for that to happen, people within different institutions need to understand New report: How philanthropy is supporting Business for Good in South East Asia

SIX in 2022 – intersectionality, pluralism and going beyond a Western centric world view

You may have noticed that SIX has a ‘new look’ post pandemic, and lots of new strands of work alongside. Below is a bit more detail on our approach and what it looks like in practice: Our approach  Working in the ‘in between’ spaces The challenges we face today are more complex than ever and SIX in 2022 – intersectionality, pluralism and going beyond a Western centric world view

What’s the role of young people in social innovation?

The power of young people, activism and the role of government have been the focus of our team discussions at SIX over the last month. This month, the team have been to Cape Town and Bangkok for our work challenging universities to experiment and co-create social innovation, Canada and Australia for our work encouraging the What’s the role of young people in social innovation?

Technology will not save us from climate change – but imagining new forms of society will

This article was originally posted on The Conversation. Citizen action on climate change has reached a new intensity: school children by the thousands regularly skip school to protest and Extinction Rebellion’s civil disobedience recently caused widespread disruption in cities around the world. Challenge and disruption is important in prompting change. But it’s also key that Technology will not save us from climate change – but imagining new forms of society will

Labs for Social Innovation

SIX worked with the ESADE Institute for Social Innovation to co-facilitate a Lab on Labs for Social Innovation in Barcelona in June 2017. This workshop was part of a project carried out by the Institute and was supported by the Robert Bosch Foundation and BBVA, and aimed to provide meaningful insights into how to best address the complex societal Labs for Social Innovation

An innovative fix – lessons from SIX Summer School Mumbai

This article originally appeared on the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation blog. 100 social innovators from across the world gathered together at SIX’s Summer School in Mumbai this November to discuss ‘The Connected Urban Life – How can new ways of connecting make cities better for all?’ I was in attendance to represent Battersea Arts Centre with support from An innovative fix – lessons from SIX Summer School Mumbai

Seven reasons for having faith in India’s social innovation future

At a stressful point before the recent SIX Mumbai Summer School, an ISDI colleague shared some words of wisdom with the team. “Just remember, it’ll be alright in the end. And if it isn’t alright, it isn’t the end yet.” We looked at him. “Wow’ what amazing insight. “Where’s that from? Gandhi? The Bhagavad Gita?…” “No, from Seven reasons for having faith in India’s social innovation future