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Social Housing weds design aesthetic with price-conscious sustainability
Design

Social Housing weds design aesthetic with price-conscious sustainability

Via the National Post by Shari Kulha"It’s rare for social housing to lead the way in innovation for the development industry or for design-savvy h…
7 August 2013Shari Kulha
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SIX interviews Kathryn Redford on the unique challenges of being a startup business... selling bugs
Climate change

SIX interviews Kathryn Redford on the unique challenges of being a startup business... selling bugs

Ofbug is a startup food business, with a twist: Ofbug farms organic insects for use in a variety of products, but mainly as a sustainable, affordabl…
11 July 2013Kathryn Redford
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An introduction to systems thinking
Article

An introduction to systems thinking

via the SIG Knowledge Hub‘Systems thinking’ is a term used to describe a perspective and a set of methods and tools that make it possible to loo…
12 June 2013SiG
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Empathy, an unintended consequence of a year well spent
Article

Empathy, an unintended consequence of a year well spent

By Geraldine Cahill, via the Social Innovation Generation In 1709, Alexander Pope wrote that a little learning is a dangerous thing. If Pope felt th…
11 June 2013Geraldine Cahill
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Good Business
Article

Good Business

In the latest issue of The Business Incubator Allyson Hewitt introduces us to the concept of corporate social innovation. The article is a welcome d…
16 April 2013Allyson Hewitt
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Engineers Without Borders Failure Report
Article

Engineers Without Borders Failure Report

In the dynamic and complex world of international development, the path of a systemic innovation – from the spark of a good idea to lasting change…
10 April 2013Sarah Elizabeth Lewis
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The SIG Knowledge Hub
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The SIG Knowledge Hub

The SiG Knowledge Hub Surfaces Mature Insights into the Practice of Social Innovation By Geraldine CahillWhen Social Innovation Generation (SiG) lau…
8 March 2013Geraldine Cahill
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B.C. Communities Share Top Social Innovations Through Online Competition
Competitions & Prizes

B.C. Communities Share Top Social Innovations Through Online Competition

"BC Ideas was launched in May with input and support from 25 community-based partners, including businesses, not-for-profit organizations, universit…
3 December 2012LIFT Philanthropy Partners
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Social Innovations in the Frontline
Scaling Innovation

Social Innovations in the Frontline

By Stuart Conger A few national governments, notably those of South Africa (Radebe 2009), Australia (Australian Department of Innovation, Industry,…
26 July 2012Zainab Reza
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Labs: Designing the Future
Design

Labs: Designing the Future

Participatory, user-centric approaches to solving problems are gaining momentum as alternatives to traditional organizations. Among these approaches…
18 June 2012Mariam Ansari
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