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ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT

FoodCycle

18 Jan , 2017  

FoodCycle is a UK charity  that combines surplus food, spare kitchen spaces and volunteers to create healthy, tasty three-course meals for people at risk of food poverty and social isolation. In September 2008, Canadian Kelvin Cheung founded FoodCycle. He decided to start the organisation after hearing about the US on-campus student service program, Campus Kitchen, […]

ECONOMY, EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, PUBLIC SECTOR, SOCIETY

LA 27E REGION

15 Nov , 2016   Video

La 27e Region is a “lab for public transformation” non-profit organisation working with public administrations to design public policies that are different. Through programs of action-research, the organisation tests methods and expertise from design and creative design, social sciences or amateur activities. The experience of users, civil servants and citizens is the starting point for […]

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ECONOMY, SOCIETY

Repair Cafe

15 Nov , 2016  

Repair Cafes are free meeting places  and as you can understand from the name its all about repairing things.In the Cafe a person could find any tools or materials that it needs for his/her purpose.If a visitor or customer brings a broken thing to the cafe,customer can start repairing their wares with themselves, or with […]

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ECONOMY, EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT, PUBLIC SECTOR, SOCIETY

Going Beyond GDP: The Role of Social Innovation in Building a New Welfare State

15 Nov , 2016  

Measurement and content of economic development has been subject of intensive discussion among economists. More recently, tremendous changes in economic, social and technical areas during the last decades make it inevitable to seek new approaches to face the new challenges -let’s call it Grand Challenges- and provide sufficient and sustainable well-being to societies. On the […]

solarsister

ECONOMY, SOCIETY

Solar Sister!

18 Oct , 2016  

Of the 1.6 billion people that don’t have access to electricity in the world, 70% are women and girls.Solar Sister: Bringing a market based, gender inclusive, bottom up clean energy revolution to Africa , by Neha Misra, Director of Programs and Development at Solar Sister, 17 June 2011 Solar Sister is an organisation that builds […]