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Impact Investing: New Enterprises and Collaborations (SSIR)

Impact Investing: New Enterprises and Collaborations (SSIR) | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
A report from the Investors’ Circle conference.
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Measuring Impact Beyond the Bottom Line - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Measuring Impact Beyond the Bottom Line - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
Measuring Impact Beyond the Bottom Line Scoop.co.nz (press release) Beyond government, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Research Group has been working with over a dozen organisations in the creative industries, indigenous business, social...
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Students Take on Social Entrepreneurship Early On | Dowser

Students Take on Social Entrepreneurship Early On | Dowser | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
By Adam S.Poswolsky If extreme poverty is going to be eradicated in our lifetime, all sectors of society, especially young people, need to be (Students Take on Social Entrepreneurship Early On http://t.co/s0D2TipySu...

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Transforming Healthcare (SSIR)

Transforming Healthcare (SSIR) | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
Connecting information, applications, data, and people—a report from the Stanford 2013 Healthcare Innovation Summit.
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From Boy Scout To Microcredit Pioneer: Lessons On Changemaking From The Life Of Muhammad Yunus

From Boy Scout To Microcredit Pioneer: Lessons On Changemaking From The Life Of Muhammad Yunus | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: This post was written by Ashoka Associate Neerali Patel and was originally posted on Forbes. True, sustained success does not happen overnight. Nor does it happen on the basis [...]
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Vancouver's urban farm school gets growers thinking like businesspeople - Vancouver Sun (blog)

Vancouver's urban farm school gets growers thinking like businesspeople - Vancouver Sun (blog) | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
Vancouver Sun (blog) Vancouver's urban farm school gets growers thinking like businesspeople Vancouver Sun (blog) In addition to hands-on instruction in soil management and maximizing yields in small spaces, the field school teaches business...
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Learning for social impact: What foundations can do

Learning for social impact: What foundations can do | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
#Innovation 4 social impact: Resources on what #foundations can do. #socent #leadership http://t.co/4KQrIw9UBJ
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Delivery as a Management Problem | Stanford Social Innovation ...

Delivery as a Management Problem | Stanford Social Innovation ... | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
This article was published by McKinsey & Company in honor of the Skoll World Forum. Delivering social goods, as well as services and social change, in developing countries is a great source of frustration for governments ...
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Three approaches to evaluating social innovation – which is right for you? - The Guardian (blog)

Three approaches to evaluating social innovation – which is right for you? - The Guardian (blog) | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
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People love to argue about the best way to assess social impact.
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What the First Social Impact Bond Won’t Tell Us (SSIR)

What the First Social Impact Bond Won’t Tell Us (SSIR) | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
Two views on evaluating the pilot SIB in Peterborough, UK.
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Is guilt the path to serious climate action? Hamilton | Toronto Star

A campaign aimed at convincing the city to allow climate change warnings on the handles of gas pump nozzles goes comes up for discussion on March 4.
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Inside A Nondescript Chicago Warehouse Hides An Enormous Farm

Inside A Nondescript Chicago Warehouse Hides An Enormous Farm | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
From enormous rooftop farms to out-the-way greenhouses using up vacant land, urban farms have been appearing all over the place in the last few years.
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Listening to Those Who Matter Most, the Beneficiaries (SSIR)

Listening to Those Who Matter Most, the Beneficiaries (SSIR) | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
The views of those who benefit from social programs offers insight into a program's effectiveness.
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Social innovation: lessons from Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan

Social innovation: lessons from Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
Melinda Jacobs: Those involved with the social enterprise sector would do well tostop trying to define social innovation and instead focus on its impact
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Social Innovation Creates Prosperous Societies (SSIR)

Social Innovation Creates Prosperous Societies (SSIR) | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
The old paradigm of government aid is inadequate. What's needed are innovative solutions that foster sustainable economic growth.
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Can Marketing Your Social Impact Harm Your Social Impact?

Can Marketing Your Social Impact Harm Your Social Impact? | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
Daniela Papi (@danielapapi) on a classic dilemma in social entrepreneurship—is it wise to advertise your social impact?
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World Bank Group Awards $2 Million in Grants to 20 Social Enterprises in India | Social Enterprise

World Bank Group Awards $2 Million in Grants to 20 Social Enterprises in India | Social Enterprise | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
World Bank Group (WBG) has awarded grants totaling $2 million to twenty social enterprises in India.
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Losing Ownership of New Ideas: A Mark of Success (SSIR)

Losing Ownership of New Ideas: A Mark of Success (SSIR) | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
For social entrepreneurs, radically reframing ideas about social change can have a silver lining.
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Why 'What's Our Impact?' is the Wrong Question for Non Profits

Why 'What's Our Impact?' is the Wrong Question for Non Profits | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
Understanding the impact of various programmes or organisations is fundamentally a comparative exercise.
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Unreasonable at Sea BARCELONA

Unreasonable at Sea BARCELONA | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
April 25 to 27th, Barcelona turns into the capital of impact entrepreneurship. Join us!
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Social impact measurement: time to admit defeat?

Social impact measurement: time to admit defeat? | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
'Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts', said Einstein. Perhaps it's time to heed this lesson (RT @Steve_MidHeart: Social impact measurement: time to admit defeat?
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The HUB Amsterdam | What design thinking can do for social impact

The HUB Amsterdam | What design thinking can do for social impact | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
Leestip: @emerbeamer over design-thinking en mogelijke toepassingen ervan: http://t.co/ZIj1UQMKUS via @THNK_org
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How do foundations gauge grant impact?

How do foundations gauge grant impact? | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
The Minnesota Council on Foundations hosted a conversation with five program officers from its member foundations about evaluating grants and grantees.
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Can Technology End Poverty? - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Can Technology End Poverty? - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
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Can Technology End Poverty?
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That's easier said than done in a world where most product innovations are geared toward the rich. We can take some lessons from ...
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Let's Be Realistic About Measuring Impact

Let's Be Realistic About Measuring Impact | Social innovation impact | Scoop.it
Proving social impact is complicated and expensive.
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