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French Intro Page

Welcome to the SiG Knowledge Hub. This website is designed to provide clear and practical access to current thinking about social innovation with learning resources to inform your work. The four partners of Social Innovation Generation (SiG) and its supporting

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French Intro Page

Welcome to the SiG Knowledge Hub. This website is designed to provide clear and practical access to current thinking about social innovation with learning resources to inform your work. The four partners of Social Innovation Generation (SiG) and its supporting

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Impact Investing and Social Finance

Impact investing and social finance refer to a sustainable approach for managing money that creates positive social and environmental outcomes as well as economic return through capital investments in traditional businesses, non-profits and social enterprises. Ce rapport publié par la

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Impact Investing and Social Finance

Impact investing and social finance refer to a sustainable approach for managing money that creates positive social and environmental outcomes as well as economic return through capital investments in traditional businesses, non-profits and social enterprises. Ce rapport publié par la

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Dive into Resilience

SiG has produced an entire webinar series on topics related to social innovation, which you can find in our video collection. In our webinar with Frances Westley, she explored the related concepts of social innovation and resilience. She offers some

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Dive into Resilience

SiG has produced an entire webinar series on topics related to social innovation, which you can find in our video collection. In our webinar with Frances Westley, she explored the related concepts of social innovation and resilience. She offers some

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Dip into Resilience

As you learn more about the process and dynamics of social innovation, you realize that the big goal is not necessarily to get to the ultimate solution to a problem. While we do definitely want to see positive change occur

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Dip into Resilience

As you learn more about the process and dynamics of social innovation, you realize that the big goal is not necessarily to get to the ultimate solution to a problem. While we do definitely want to see positive change occur

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Introduction to Resilience

Resilience is the capacity to reorganize after a disruption without losing what is essential. The capacity for a social system (e.g., individuals, organizations, neighbourhoods, communities, whole societies) to absorb disturbance and adapt where necessary, while undergoing significant change, is the

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Introduction to Resilience

Resilience is the capacity to reorganize after a disruption without losing what is essential. The capacity for a social system (e.g., individuals, organizations, neighbourhoods, communities, whole societies) to absorb disturbance and adapt where necessary, while undergoing significant change, is the

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Dive into Corporate Social Innovation

What classifies as CSI may more easily be broken down along a spectrum. While some corporations and impact investors are examining the Blended Value work of Jed Emerson, or Mark Kramer and Michael Porter’s work on Shared Value, others are

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Dive into Corporate Social Innovation

What classifies as CSI may more easily be broken down along a spectrum. While some corporations and impact investors are examining the Blended Value work of Jed Emerson, or Mark Kramer and Michael Porter’s work on Shared Value, others are

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Dip into Corporate Social Innovation

“As the financial and ecological systems weaken and stresses build, human nature dictates that we try to do more of what worked in the past. We focus even more on the conventionally defined bottom line. Stuck in a hole, we

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Dip into Corporate Social Innovation

“As the financial and ecological systems weaken and stresses build, human nature dictates that we try to do more of what worked in the past. We focus even more on the conventionally defined bottom line. Stuck in a hole, we

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Introduction to Corporate Social Innovation

A new dimension of corporate innovation is emerging in many businesses. Corporate social innovation (also known as CSI) leverages market-based solutions to address social challenges and create business opportunity. Addressing social issues was once seen as the domain of the

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Introduction to Corporate Social Innovation

A new dimension of corporate innovation is emerging in many businesses. Corporate social innovation (also known as CSI) leverages market-based solutions to address social challenges and create business opportunity. Addressing social issues was once seen as the domain of the

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Dive into Labs

Current lab processes represent a rich integration of knowledge drawn from several decades of work done around group psychology and dynamics, whole system and complexity theory, design thinking and computer visualizations and simulations. In the Dip section we introduced you

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Dive into Labs

Current lab processes represent a rich integration of knowledge drawn from several decades of work done around group psychology and dynamics, whole system and complexity theory, design thinking and computer visualizations and simulations. In the Dip section we introduced you

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Dip into Labs

You may be wondering, what, exactly, a ‘lab’ is all about. There seem to be two main types of processes, Change Labs and Design Labs. They are similar in some ways but also have unique characteristics: Change Labs tend to emphasize

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Dip into Labs

You may be wondering, what, exactly, a ‘lab’ is all about. There seem to be two main types of processes, Change Labs and Design Labs. They are similar in some ways but also have unique characteristics: Change Labs tend to emphasize

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