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East Asia’s Role in Global Social Innovation
Cities

East Asia’s Role in Global Social Innovation

Dangshu (Jaff) Shen and Fan Li from Leping Social Entrepreneur Foundation have collaborated with various individuals in East Asia working on the eme…
21 February 2017Dangshu (Jaff) Shen and Fan Li
SIX Global Council
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Research on social innovation ecosystem in Asia
Tools

Research on social innovation ecosystem in Asia

Background of the research projectThe role of the social sector has been highlighted in the process of Social Innovation in Asian countries, where t…
3 February 2017Ken Ito, Keio University
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7 tips for building a social innovation city
Cities

7 tips for building a social innovation city

- from Seoul City’s Global Advisory Committee on Social Innovation SIX's Director Louise Pulford is part of the Social Innovation Global Advisory…
SIX
29 November 2016
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Sanitary pads, social media, and Seoul
Health

Sanitary pads, social media, and Seoul

SIX asked our Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) secondee, Jinhwa Park, to share Seoul's cross-sector approach to improving equal access to health…
21 September 2016Jinhwa Park
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SIX to present at the Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum in Hong Kong
Collaboration

SIX to present at the Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum in Hong Kong

SIX is running a Foundations Circle at the Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum, convened by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust on September…
14 September 2016
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Seoul Metropolitan Government Work With Youth to Tackle Unemployment and Housing Issues
Article

Seoul Metropolitan Government Work With Youth to Tackle Unemployment and Housing Issues

Seoul is the capital of South Korea and plays a central role in politics, economy, industries and the culture of South Korea. It’s a relatively sm…
3 June 2016Jinhwa Park
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New SIX Series-Blog No. 1: Exploring social innovation in post-conflict societies
Capacity Building

New SIX Series-Blog No. 1: Exploring social innovation in post-conflict societies

What behaviours and attitudes contribute to an effective social innovation culture? A few months ago SIX co-hosted an SIE event with the BMW Foundat…
25 May 2016Eddy Adams
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Social Impact Bonds: State of Play & Lessons Learnt
Finance

Social Impact Bonds: State of Play & Lessons Learnt

Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) have spread around the globe in the past five years. At a time of pressure on public budgets following the economic crisi…
11 May 2016OECD
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The Citizen as Mayor: Citizen participation in social innovation
Citizen Participation

The Citizen as Mayor: Citizen participation in social innovation

This was originally published on URBACT and was written by Peter Ramsden on April 25th, 2016. The subject of the Eurocities Social Forum in Nantes…
29 April 2016Peter Ramsden
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Applying the SIB model to child welfare projects for the first time in Asia
Education

Applying the SIB model to child welfare projects for the first time in Asia

Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) has adopted the Social Impact Bond (SIB) to the field of child welfare for the first time in Asia. SIB not only…
29 March 2016Jinhwa Park, Secondee
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