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The Green Economy: Background, Current Position and Prospects
Article

The Green Economy: Background, Current Position and Prospects

The phrase the ‘green economy’ has come to refer to an economy which has reduced its negative impacts on nature – air, water, biodiversity and…
20 November 2008Costanza Cappello
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Intentional Innovation: How getting more systematic about innovation could improve philanthropy and increase social impact
Article

Intentional Innovation: How getting more systematic about innovation could improve philanthropy and increase social impact

The social sector is full of innovation. But too often, foundations and nonprofits treat it like a mystery, waiting and hoping for the lighting stri…
20 November 2008Costanza Cappello
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On innovative cities- Our creative minds need to be harnessed
Article

On innovative cities- Our creative minds need to be harnessed

What makes a city buzz? The most dynamic cities have always been immersed in the critical innovations of their time. Today, the world's great cities…
SIX
28 October 2008
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Tower Hamlets Summer University - The urgent need for summer activities for young people
Education

Tower Hamlets Summer University - The urgent need for summer activities for young people

A local summer university for youngsters has been a great success. But plans to expand have fared less well. How do community schemes grow successfu…
SIX
24 October 2008
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Generating Social Innovation: setting an agenda, shaping methods and growing the field
Scaling Innovation

Generating Social Innovation: setting an agenda, shaping methods and growing the field

This paper provides a first output from a major study on the methods being used to generate and grow social innovation around the world. These metho…
17 October 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Social innovaiton and public policy - workshop notes
Policy

Social innovaiton and public policy - workshop notes

These are the presentation notes from contribution by Charles Leadbeater to a workshop, held at the Melbourne Business School under the auspices of…
17 September 2008Clare Goodman
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New ways of doing
Tools

New ways of doing

Social innovation is the new global obsession. It might be a nebulous idea but it has huge potential... click here to see Yvonne's article in The G…
15 August 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Honest Brokers - brokering innovation in public services
Article

Honest Brokers - brokering innovation in public services

Where is the Silicon Valley for public services in Britain? Highly innovative sectors of the economy benefit from an infrastructure of science and…
14 August 2008Reema
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Honest Brokers: brokering innovation in public services
Networks

Honest Brokers: brokering innovation in public services

Where is the Silicon Valley for public services in Britain? Highly innovative sectors of the economy benefit from an infrastructure of science and…
14 August 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Creating an Australian Centre for Social Innovation
Networks

Creating an Australian Centre for Social Innovation

A discussion paper detailing a proposed structure and activities for an Australian Centre for Social Innovation to be established by the South Austr…
7 August 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Alzheimer100 - Using design to improving the journey through dementia
Article

Alzheimer100 - Using design to improving the journey through dementia

Alzheimer100 is a project that aims to come up with creative solutions to the challenges presented by dementia. Design of the Times 07 (Dott07) inv…
SIX
8 July 2008
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