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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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Launch of 'Breakthrough Cities' report on creativity and social innovation in cities
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Launch of 'Breakthrough Cities' report on creativity and social innovation in cities

‘Breakthrough Cities’, a groundbreaking report on how cities can mobilise creativity and knowledge to tackle compelling social challenges, was c…
17 June 2009Louise Pulford
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Micro financing, social investment and enterprise - In China and around the world
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Micro financing, social investment and enterprise - In China and around the world

Jaff Shen discussed the progress and work that the Fuping Development Institute (FDI) is currently doing in China in relation to social investment a…
12 June 2009
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School of Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) plans global expansion
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School of Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) plans global expansion

With the increasing interest in social innovation around the world, the School of Social Entreprenurs has taken its platform global with schools ope…
12 May 2009Louise Pulford
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Social Entrepreneurship- Part 1: Social Venture Finance
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Social Entrepreneurship- Part 1: Social Venture Finance

The MaRS Discovery District is a non-profit corporation located in downtown Toronto devoted to bringing business, science, technology and social inn…
1 May 2009Louise Pulford
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