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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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ENVIRONMENT, SOCIETY

iRecycle – Fabulous recycling search engine!

15 Nov , 2016  

As we know recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new reusable objects, it helps prevent the waste of useful materials, helps to reduce the usage of raw materials, saves energy and prevents more air and water pollutions. This is the basic information that most people already know by now but not a […]

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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 […]

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EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT

TreePeople

18 Oct , 2016  

TreePeople is a California based nonprofit environmental advocacy group located in Los Angeles. TreePeople promotes sustainable urban ecosystems in the Greater Los Angeles area through education, support for volunteer community-based action, and advocacy. It focuses on increasing the region’s urban forest by supporting people in planting and caring for trees at homes, on school yards, […]