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Aravind Eye Care Hospital
Article

Aravind Eye Care Hospital

The Aravind Eye Hospital is an Indian clinic for eye treatment that has been able to develop a sustainable method to provide access to eye care for…
15 December 2008Costanza Cappello
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Social experimentation in Europe: Towards a more complete and effective palette of the EU action for social innovation
Article

Social experimentation in Europe: Towards a more complete and effective palette of the EU action for social innovation

Ranging from social policy innovation - of which she is one of the best analysts - to social policy experimentation, Marjorie Jouen invites us to gr…
11 December 2008Costanza Cappello
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Innovación social: una realidad emergente en los procesos de desarrollo
Article

Innovación social: una realidad emergente en los procesos de desarrollo

El proceso innovador de carácter tecnológico en las entidades económicas ha sido muy estudiado. Sin embargo la innovación en el ámbito social e…
11 December 2008Alfonso Carlos Morales
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CHITA 08-Newsletter6: Successful Conclusion and Expecting Future.
Article

CHITA 08-Newsletter6: Successful Conclusion and Expecting Future.

CHITA 08 Successful Conclusion and Expecting Future! In last three weeks, several project activities were organized in China and there are many st…
SIX
22 November 2008
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Circular Economy and China's New Industrialization
Article

Circular Economy and China's New Industrialization

The main purpose of this article is to introduce the realization of circular economy in the industrial production system. In summarizing the drawbac…
20 November 2008Costanza Cappello
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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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