What is Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship?

Social Innovation

According to Stanford Centre for Social Innovation, social innovation is defined as “.. a novel solution to a problem that is more effective, efficient, sustainable, or just… [where] the value created accrues primarily to society as a whole rather than private individuals.” They go further-on to explain that “Social Innovation focuses attention on the ideas…

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Santiago’s First Social Innovation Weekend!

Social Innovation Weekend

Have you heard the buzz around Social Enterprise and Social Entrepreneurship? Are you looking to learn how to increase the financial self-sustainability of your nonprofit or NGO? Do you have a social change idea that you want to explore further? Then you can’t miss Santiago’s first Social Innovation Weekend! This event open to anyone interested…

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Social Innovation Weekend a Great Success

Along with many great partners theSedge.org team hosted Santiago’s generic viagra 100mg first ever Social Innovation Weekend on December 13 & 14, 2013.   Over a total of 15 hours, 40 participants learned the basics of Social Enterprise design with the help of workshops in Social Enterprise Frameworks, Design Thinking, Rapid Prototyping and the Social Business…

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The IQ Collective – Connecting Education

The IQ Collective is transforming the way school leaders in developing countries connect around the globe to access the best education solutions for their students. Schools want to stay apprised of the best solutions for their students so they can stay on the leading edge of affordable private school education. On the flip side, new…

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Two Wheel Gear – How to build a social pannier (and messenger bag)

Reid Hemsing and Michael Mazur are the brains and bodies behind Two Wheel Gear, a traditional business with aspirations to become a proper, triple-bottom-line social business. Founded in 1999 and located in Calgary (and Vancouver), Canada, Two Wheel Gear sells a unique bicycle pannier geared towards business professionals who commute by bike. This bag protects…

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Quench Your Thirst for Good

Late logo

How Late is Using Bottled Water as a Means to a Social End Late (pronounced lä-tā, the same as in ‘cafe latte’), is a for-profit limited company, based in Santiago, Chile. Late is the Spanish word for heartbeat. We met with Late’s Diego Taggart over a cool glass of heart-centered water to discuss the past,…

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Reflections on the Social Enterprise World Forum 2013

As with every coin in your pocket, there are always two sides to every story.  This could be the very reason life never disappoints in delivering surprises. phone tracker app Reflecting on the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) 2013 brought up many opposing thoughts and conclusions.  On one hand, the forum was an amazing collision…

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Better Vision for the Poor

The article discusses various approaches to tackle serving the 500 to 100 million people who require vision correction and are not receiving it.  Given the various approaches, the reasons why success on a large scale has not yet been achieved is discussed. spy mobile phone Main Source Website – Vision Spring Website – Centre for Vision…

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The Encore Fellowships Network

The Encore Fellowships Network organizes talented, experienced professionals to work paid fellowships with social-purpose organizations for http://www.theessaymag.com/canada/ six months to one year. The program is in its fifth year of operations and continues to focus on growth with fellowship opportunities in Arizona, California, New York, Oregon, New Mexico, Massachusetts, Washington and Washington D.C. iphone spy…

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CERES Fair Food

CERES Fair Food is a fresh fruit and vegetable delivery business serving households across Melbourne. Fair Food’s fresh produce is locally sourced, seasonal and organic. From its website, consumers can choose from seven types of fresh food boxes, ranging from the $25 juice box to the $68 large mixed fruit and vegetable box that can…

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