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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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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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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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Dip into Social Technology

It’s not the what, it’s the how. Here’s a quick and fun overview that explains what we mean by social technology for social change: Easy to say, harder to do? Using technology for social change may seem to be the

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Dip into Social Technology

It’s not the what, it’s the how. Here’s a quick and fun overview that explains what we mean by social technology for social change: Easy to say, harder to do? Using technology for social change may seem to be the

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Dip into Developmental Evaluation

What are you learning as you try out this new idea? What does your learning mean? What does it tell us about whether we’re on the right track or not? How is the learning useful to you, to this project

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Dip into Developmental Evaluation

What are you learning as you try out this new idea? What does your learning mean? What does it tell us about whether we’re on the right track or not? How is the learning useful to you, to this project

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Dip into Impact Investing & Social Finance

To best explain how impact investing and social finance work and why they matter to Canada, watch this video with Tim Draimin, Executive Director, SiG National. In November 2010, SiG helped release the report Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good

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Dip into Impact Investing & Social Finance

To best explain how impact investing and social finance work and why they matter to Canada, watch this video with Tim Draimin, Executive Director, SiG National. In November 2010, SiG helped release the report Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good

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Dip into Public Sector Innovation

There are a growing number of examples of innovation happening within different governments. One very interesting example is the MindLab that is part of the national government of Denmark. Watch this video of the lead at MindLab, Christian Bason, talking

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Dip into Public Sector Innovation

There are a growing number of examples of innovation happening within different governments. One very interesting example is the MindLab that is part of the national government of Denmark. Watch this video of the lead at MindLab, Christian Bason, talking

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Dip into Scaling

You may either know or be an entrepreneur working for positive social change. Social entrepreneurs experiment with very effective social change projects or programs for the benefit of individual and/or communities. But when they begin to search for opportunities to

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Dip into Scaling

You may either know or be an entrepreneur working for positive social change. Social entrepreneurs experiment with very effective social change projects or programs for the benefit of individual and/or communities. But when they begin to search for opportunities to

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Dip into Social Entrepreneurship

Examples are an excellent place to start when explaining social entrepreneurship. Below is a brief video of Ruth Richardson, introducing the work of the Small Change Fund, a social enterprise she helped create in 2009. Ruth’s story is similar to

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Dip into Social Entrepreneurship

Examples are an excellent place to start when explaining social entrepreneurship. Below is a brief video of Ruth Richardson, introducing the work of the Small Change Fund, a social enterprise she helped create in 2009. Ruth’s story is similar to

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Dip into Institutional Entrepreneurship

“Complexity science embraces life as it is: unpredictable, emergent, evolving and adaptable – not the least bit machine-like. And though it implies that we cannot control the world the way we can control a machine, we are not powerless, either.

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Dip into Institutional Entrepreneurship

“Complexity science embraces life as it is: unpredictable, emergent, evolving and adaptable – not the least bit machine-like. And though it implies that we cannot control the world the way we can control a machine, we are not powerless, either.

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