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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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Social Venturing
Scaling Innovation

Social Venturing

Social Innovator Series: Ways to design, develop and grow social innovation. This volume - part of a series on methods and issues in social innovat…
28 September 2009Louise Pulford
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A Hopeful Start of Elderpreneurship in Korea, the Hope Do-Re-Mi.
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A Hopeful Start of Elderpreneurship in Korea, the Hope Do-Re-Mi.

A CEO of a major corporation and executives of financial corporations were among retirees from professional occupations who formed a nonprofit organ…
4 September 2009Hope Institute
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An Agenda Wothy of the Name
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An Agenda Wothy of the Name

A broader, more inclusive understanding of innovation is vital if the Lisbon agenda is to successfully tackle future economic and social challenges,…
27 August 2009Louise Pulford
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The identification and measurement of innovative characteristics of young people
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The identification and measurement of innovative characteristics of young people

The challenges of the future - globalisation, climate, technological and demographic change - require a different response from our education system…
20 August 2009Mary Abdo
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Innovations in international humanitarian actions
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Innovations in international humanitarian actions

Critics of humanitarian aid, many from within the sector, complain that humanitarian evaluations and other learning exercises repeatedly highlight t…
19 August 2009Louise Pulford
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Danger and opportunity- crisis and the new social economy
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Danger and opportunity- crisis and the new social economy

This draft paper argues that a new economy is emerging that will shape the future of public services and lives of individuals.The new economy will b…
13 July 2009Ginny Lee
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