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Future-fit philanthropy: why philanthropic organisations will need  foresight to leave lasting legacies of change
Philanthropy

Future-fit philanthropy: why philanthropic organisations will need foresight to leave lasting legacies of change

All philanthropic organisations exist to change the world, or at least a part of it. They are distinguished by their level of ambition – and by th…
SIX
16 April 2019Louise Pulford & Cat Tully
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Next for city innovation: creating backbones for enabling multi-stakeholder solutions
Innovative cities

Next for city innovation: creating backbones for enabling multi-stakeholder solutions

As cities grow in size and significance, they can become sites of complex social problems – but also hubs for exploring possible solutions. While…
16 April 2019
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Breakfast on corporate social innovation with SIX, Nesta and McConnell
Corporate Social Innovation

Breakfast on corporate social innovation with SIX, Nesta and McConnell

On 22nd February, SIX and Global Council partners Nesta and the McConnell Foundation hosted a breakfast on corporate social innovation in London.…
SIX
19 March 2019
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The state of social innovation in 2019
social innovation in 2019

The state of social innovation in 2019

State of social innovation 2019 - view & download Over the last 10 years, SIX has developed a broad view of what social innovation looks like…
SIX
22 January 2019
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Philanthropy and data: How to better use, work with and fund data and emerging technologies
Funders Node

Philanthropy and data: How to better use, work with and fund data and emerging technologies

Introduction Foundations all over the world are grappling with their role in the emerging field of data and artificial intelligence. The field is…
SIX
21 January 2019
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Weekly round-up- the politics of emotion, asking what Google has really done for us & more!
Reading recommendations

Weekly round-up- the politics of emotion, asking what Google has really done for us & more!

Each week, the SIX team will be sharing their favourite pieces of reading. The content will be organised thematically, and each piece will tie to wo…
SIX
26 November 2018
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Government of Canada releases recommendations for comprehensive social innovation and social finance strategy
Social innovation Canada

Government of Canada releases recommendations for comprehensive social innovation and social finance strategy

The Government of Canada has recently released a report containing recommendations for a comprehensive social innovation and social finance strategy…
10 September 2018
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Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy for Canada
Scaling Innovation

Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy for Canada

It’s time for a Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy for Canada. Canadians should be optimistic about the future. That said, serious c…
30 August 2018SISFS
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The Potential for Philanthropic Intervention in Integrated Service Delivery
Technology & Digital

The Potential for Philanthropic Intervention in Integrated Service Delivery

Summary As the philanthropic sector looks to expand and deepen its impact, new avenues of intervention need to be investigated. Through docum…
19 June 2018Open North
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The future of data – from cities to philanthropy
Data for social good

The future of data – from cities to philanthropy

The conversation at the City Data conference hosted by Nesta on 24 May 2018 ranged from the ethics of algorithms to using avatars to help guide plan…
SIX
4 June 2018Jordan Junge
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