Posts Tagged 'Papers'

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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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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Dive into Developmental Evaluation

The following resources offer a guide to the practice of DE. Like the initiatives it serves, DE is highly-context specific, so as you make your way through these, you might ask yourself what DE would look like in different contexts

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Dive into Developmental Evaluation

The following resources offer a guide to the practice of DE. Like the initiatives it serves, DE is highly-context specific, so as you make your way through these, you might ask yourself what DE would look like in different contexts

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Dive into Impact Investing & Social Finance

One of the primary sources of the current momentum in Canadian impact investing and social finance can be traced back to a 2009 “study tour” to the United Kingdom. Led by SiG, the study tour examined the history of social

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Dive into Impact Investing & Social Finance

One of the primary sources of the current momentum in Canadian impact investing and social finance can be traced back to a 2009 “study tour” to the United Kingdom. Led by SiG, the study tour examined the history of social

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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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Dive into Public Sector Innovation

If you are interested in the impact that strategic policy making can have on social innovation, this paper by Frances Westley and Michele-Lee Moore from SiG partner, the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience, offers important insights. You might

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Dive into Public Sector Innovation

If you are interested in the impact that strategic policy making can have on social innovation, this paper by Frances Westley and Michele-Lee Moore from SiG partner, the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience, offers important insights. You might

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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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Dive into Scaling

The following paper takes a more in-depth look at the dynamics involved in scaling related to social innovation. At the same time, it differentiates between the popular terms of social entrepreneurship, social enterprise, and social innovation; an attempt to encourage

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Dive into Scaling

The following paper takes a more in-depth look at the dynamics involved in scaling related to social innovation. At the same time, it differentiates between the popular terms of social entrepreneurship, social enterprise, and social innovation; an attempt to encourage

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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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