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The Unusual Suspects Festival: About the Event
Capacity Building

The Unusual Suspects Festival: About the Event

The Unusual Suspects Festival brought together the ‘unusual suspects’ – individuals and organisations from youth clubs to ‘do tanks’ to mu…
SIX
2 September 2014
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Making it Big: Strategies for scaling social innovations
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Making it Big: Strategies for scaling social innovations

This Nesta report Making it Big: Strategies for Scaling Social Innovations aims to help social innovators consider the best options for scaling up t…
15 July 2014Madeleine Gabriel at Nesta
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Programme available NOW! Sign up for the Unusual Suspects Festival HERE!
Capacity Building

Programme available NOW! Sign up for the Unusual Suspects Festival HERE!

A four-day international festival of ideas, solutions and debate exploring what happens when Social Innovation meets Collaboration, and how together…
1 July 2014Collaborate
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The teams and funds making innovation happen in governments around the world
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The teams and funds making innovation happen in governments around the world

Nesta and Bloomberg Philanthropies have published the i-teams report to explore in-depth twenty innovation teams and funds from around the world. We…
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30 June 2014Ruth Puttick, Peter Baeck & Philip Colligan
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IIT-Madras Conducts a Five-day Summer Camp for School Students on Social Innovation
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IIT-Madras Conducts a Five-day Summer Camp for School Students on Social Innovation

Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a research institution in the area of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship under IIT-Madras, Ch…
9 June 2014New Indian Express
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Accelerating Social Innovation with Business Growth
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Accelerating Social Innovation with Business Growth

This article was originally published here. Turning on the TV, clicking the headlines on a news webpage, swiping through news apps pages, it is not…
9 June 2014Chris Ye
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SIX Summer School 2014: Suggested Reading
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SIX Summer School 2014: Suggested Reading

Here are some articles and blog posts from the participants who joined us at SIX Vancouver 2014: On seeking, sharing and systems change -- Gerald…
SIX
27 May 2014
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Lab Matters: Challenging the practice of social innovation laboratories
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Lab Matters: Challenging the practice of social innovation laboratories

Just Lab It? Social innovation labs are ‘hallelujah-ed’ as the latest vehicles for transforming the way our cities, our schools, our welfare pro…
27 May 2014Kennisland
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Permission, performance and play: shifting culture, changing systems
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Permission, performance and play: shifting culture, changing systems

By Martin Stewart-Weeks* 1. The two most important things you need to focus on if you want to use innovation to change systems and shift cultures ar…
21 May 2014Martin Stewart Weeks
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What makes a leader innovative?
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What makes a leader innovative?

In a recent essay published ahead of the SIX Summer School in Vancouver, Martin Stewart Weeks explores how innovation can be used to change systems…
21 May 2014Martin Stewart Weeks
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