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KoiSPE - Mental Health Co-operatives
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KoiSPE - Mental Health Co-operatives

KoiSPErepresents a new pathway to social inclusion for persons with psychosocial disabilities and serves both therapeutic and entreprencial purposes…
22 February 2010Louise Pulford
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Diakoniewerk Arbeit & Kultur - Work Insertion
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Diakoniewerk Arbeit & Kultur - Work Insertion

Diakoniewerk Arbeit & Kultur gGmbH was set up in 1985 to run a small number of employment measures funded by the regional labour office, but has…
22 February 2010Louise Pulford
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User Journalism - Giving Socially Vulnerable People a Voice in Society
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User Journalism - Giving Socially Vulnerable People a Voice in Society

During the past couple of years Social Development Centre SUS has held four courses in what we call ‘user journalism’. The purpose of inviting s…
17 February 2010Anne
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Network Group Conference
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Network Group Conference

A method including multiple perspectives on interventions towards socially vulnerable people – focusing on resources in their personal network. A…
17 February 2010Anne
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Micro-Loans for the Socially Disadvantaged
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Micro-Loans for the Socially Disadvantaged

Inspired by the Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Muhammed Yunus and his Grameen Bank, Social Development Centre SUS - in cooperation with the Municipality…
17 February 2010Anne
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The evaluation model ‘KUBI’ - Evaluating Quality through User Influence
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The evaluation model ‘KUBI’ - Evaluating Quality through User Influence

Social Development Centre SUS in Denmark has several years of experience in involving users when assessing the quality of residences for people with…
16 February 2010Anne
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User Participation Index
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User Participation Index

Social Development Centre SUS in Denmark, has developed an IT-based tool, for measuring and developing the degree of user participation and influenc…
11 February 2010Louise Pulford
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Grameen Danone Foods Ltd
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Grameen Danone Foods Ltd

Grameen Danone Foods Ltd. was started as a ‘social business enterprise’l in 2006 after Muhammad Yunus, the founder of Grameen Bank (famous for p…
15 January 2010Louise Pulford
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Where does my money go?
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Where does my money go?

Where Does My Money Go? is another innovative project which aims to promote transparency. Where Does My Money Go? is part of the Open Knowledge F…
14 December 2009Ginny Lee
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Contribution to EC DG Industry’s consultation on innovation. The third leg of Europe: untapped resources for innovation
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Contribution to EC DG Industry’s consultation on innovation. The third leg of Europe: untapped resources for innovation

To frame the question about social innovation in the European context on can use a metaphor describing the EU as three leg stool with one atrophie…
6 October 2009Louise Pulford
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