This is a living compilation of social innovation lab theory, templates, and tools to help address complex system problems.
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Social Innovation + Transformation
Much has been said about social innovation, but it remains a vague concept for many organizations.
However, it encompasses a set of practices and new methods that deserve close attention. Essentially, social innovation means challenging the status quo, for everyone’s benefit.
Creativity is an inexhaustible resource that remains under-exploited. By deepening the concepts inherent to creativity and various techniques, we wish to enhance the potential of individuals and stimulate their ability to face challenges. Download the kit for free.
An article published in the Philanthropy Daily explaining the worst grant decisions possible.
Policymakers, non-government organisations, charities and entrepreneurs across the world are showing increasing interest in “social innovation” as a means of addressing various problems, from poverty and homelessness to environmental degradation. What does the term actually mean?
The Social Innovation Index, sponsored by Nippon Foundation was devised and constructed by an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The report examines, analyses and explains social innovation.
ABSI Connect seeks to amplify the initiatives of the social, economic and ecological that challenge successfully the status quo in Alberta. Kate Letizia, Aleeya Velji Cornelisse and Lesley have put together several tools and resources in response to what they have learned and heard about social innovation Alberta.
This research report decodes the Social Intrapreneur’s DNA. It provides deeper insight into the key behaviors and competencies needed to be successful as a social intrapreneur inside an established organization.
and what is The Impact of the Social Economy? Are you concerned about the social and environmental consequences of the current economic development model? The social economy is an alternative. The video capsules was produced for le Chantier de l’économie sociale and le Centre de la francophonie des Amériques.
Social Innovation Lab Guide
Recent research and experiments conducted by the Center helped to develop a new catalyst for social innovation process. The methodology and tools to develop a “social laboratory of innovation” are presented in detail in this guide that you can download in a PDF version.
Theory of change. A thinking and action approach to navigate in the compexity of social change process
Iñigo Retolaza Eguren, UNDP et HIVOS, 2011, 90p.This document aims to be a guide to help to direct the design of a Theory of Change applied to social change processes.