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Global Social Innovation

New ways of doing
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Neighbourliness + Empowerment = Wellbeing
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Neighbourliness + Empowerment = Wellbeing

How does active citizenship contribute to the wellbeing of communities? This report, which is the first in a series of publications from the Local W…
SIX
11 June 2008
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Sampoorna & Saral: Stoves for healthy indoor cooking in rural and semi-urban India
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Sampoorna & Saral: Stoves for healthy indoor cooking in rural and semi-urban India

Saral and Sampoorna are low-tech stoves (Chulha) created by Philips Design, to fight sickness and deaths due to indoor air pollution from cooking a…
11 June 2008Scieceupsepek
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Philanthrophy by Design: Promoting social empowerment through knowledge sharing, creativity and co-design.
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Philanthrophy by Design: Promoting social empowerment through knowledge sharing, creativity and co-design.

Rather than giving money to worthy causes, an increasing number of companies are choosing to help communities by donating their products or expertis…
11 June 2008Scieceupsepek
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Social Franchising - A Way of Systematic Replication to Increase Social Impact
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Social Franchising - A Way of Systematic Replication to Increase Social Impact

The Association of German Foundations in cooperation with the International Centre for Franchising and Cooperation have just published a comprehensi…
SIX
6 June 2008
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Vila das Canoas Community-based tourism
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Vila das Canoas Community-based tourism

Lodging of tourists in the houses of inhabitants of Vila das Canoas shantytown and promotion of tourism activities in the neighborhoods lace: Rio d…
21 May 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Rede Ecológica (Ecological Network)
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Rede Ecológica (Ecological Network)

lace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Urca, Santa Teresa, Tijuca, Copacabana, Jacarepaguá) Web-site: http://www.redeecologica.org/ Service idea: Rede E…
21 May 2008Michaela Wood
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