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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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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
Article

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)
Consumption

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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Rede de Centrais de Serviços (Central of Services Network)
Article

Rede de Centrais de Serviços (Central of Services Network)

Association of self-employed workers offering professional services in building, seamstress, catering and general household services. Place R…
21 May 2008Michaela Wood
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ASIX Submission to Australian Government National Innovation System Review
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ASIX Submission to Australian Government National Innovation System Review

The submission proposes that the Australian government support for innovation does not give appropriate priority to social innovation and the critic…
5 May 2008bypeKemsprews
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Inclusive Entrepreneurship in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country
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Inclusive Entrepreneurship in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country

This report outlines a pilot study undertaken in the Basque Country (Spain) to test and evaluate a framework for the assessment of inclusive entrepr…
24 April 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Employment engagement
Work

Employment engagement

Contributing to sustainable development by knowledge sharing, creativity and co-design
22 April 2008Scieceupsepek
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The Networked Nonprofit
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The Networked Nonprofit

We have studied several organizations that exemplify this network approach. By mobilizing resources outside their immediate control, networked nonpr…
SIX
20 April 2008
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