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Philanthropy and the private sector insights 2019
Funders Node

Philanthropy and the private sector insights 2019

Our first Funders Node retreat of 2019 took place on Wasan Island. This year we convened philanthropic leaders from across the globe to talk about t…
SIX
6 November 2019
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Social cohesion and the role for philanthropy insights 2019
Funders Node

Social cohesion and the role for philanthropy insights 2019

Our third and final Funders Node retreat on Wasan Island this year convened philanthropic leaders from four continents to discuss the role for phila…
SIX
23 October 2019
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Risk, legitimacy & philanthropy insights 2019
Funders Node

Risk, legitimacy & philanthropy insights 2019

In 2018, we explored the roles, and associated risks, for foundations in systems change. In our second of three Funders Node retreats this year, we…
SIX
21 October 2019
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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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