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A Breakfast on Networks and Systems Change
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A Breakfast on Networks and Systems Change

SIX recently hosted Tim Draimin for a breakfast in London with individuals working in networks and systems change. Tim works for the McConnell Found…
20 October 2017Jordan Junge & Tim Draimin
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Five ways urban design can spur inclusive growth
Cities

Five ways urban design can spur inclusive growth

Every week, 1.5million people move to the city. By 2030, some 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas. Yet while cities drive econo…
20 October 2017Apolitical
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Mapping social innovation activity in Canada
Global council

Mapping social innovation activity in Canada

The following infographics, produced by Social Innovation Generation (SiG), indicate the rich and varied social innovation landscape of Canada.
Global Council
20 September 2017SiG
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Report: Five ways universities are organising themselves to increase societal impact
Capacity Building

Report: Five ways universities are organising themselves to increase societal impact

Introduction - What are universities for? For many, universities and higher educational institutions continue to be viewed as elitist and isola…
12 September 2017Julie Munk, So Jung Rim & Louise Pulford
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The Philanthropy of Place
Collaboration

The Philanthropy of Place

As the pace of life increases, our lives are continuously engulfed by technology and data. There are few opportunities for stillness. We need space…
11 September 2017Louise Pulford
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SIX funders retreat on aligning for impact
Collaboration

SIX funders retreat on aligning for impact

In August 2017, SIX hosted a retreat with 20 global philanthropic leaders on Aligning for Impact. The retreat drew on the latest global thinking and…
Events
11 September 2017
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Why do global foundations need to align for impact?
Collaboration

Why do global foundations need to align for impact?

'If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together' African Proverb--------------We know that the challenges our societies face…
11 September 2017Jordan Junge
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How foundations join forces for better philanthropy?
Collaboration

How foundations join forces for better philanthropy?

We work hundreds of miles apart, separated by the border but our two organizations – the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Canada and the Robert…
13 July 2017Katie Wehr & Elana Ludman
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The future of SiG: Social Innovation at an Inflection Point
Scaling Innovation

The future of SiG: Social Innovation at an Inflection Point

Social Innovation Generation concludes its decade-long run in its current form in December 2017. This blog is our opportunity to update our communit…
27 April 2017Tim Draimin
SIX Global Council
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