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How Social Impact Bonds can improve public services while lowering taxpayer costs

How Social Impact Bonds can improve public services while lowering taxpayer costs | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
The program already working in the states and has garnered praise from both Republican and Democratic governors.
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How to collaborate and partner with other sectors as a small charity

How to collaborate and partner with other sectors as a small charity | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
A successful collaboration requires understanding what you want to achieve, finding the right partner and communicating (Confused by #collaboration? Not anymore.
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Sharing Economy Clashes with Local Government, Small-Business Owners

Sharing Economy Clashes with Local Government, Small-Business Owners | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Small-business owners are starting to feel threatened by companies that bypass traditional commerce methods and go straight to the customer.
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Over to You: Learning to Present Research of the Voluntary Sector and Volunteering | GMCVO

Over to You: Learning to Present Research of the Voluntary Sector and Volunteering | GMCVO | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Looking forward to this @gmcvo event in April: Learning to Present Research of the Voluntary Sector and #Volunteering http://t.co/oRxlka8gcG
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Little Free Libraries Promote the Sharing Economy - Earth911.com

Little Free Libraries Promote the Sharing Economy - Earth911.com | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Over the past five years, eco-friendly Little Free Libraries have popped up all over the world to provide people with free books and promote literacy. (LOVE this idea!
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Creative Connecting: the Magic Bullet?

Creative Connecting: the Magic Bullet? | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
RT @s_maxfield: What a brilliant idea! “@la_gaia: “Why social prescribing could be key http://t.co/A9s3rACwPD” #socialprescribing #connecti…
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Social@Ogilvy: Trust funds: The Sharing Economy Driving Social and Business Innovation

Social@Ogilvy: Trust funds: The Sharing Economy Driving Social and Business Innovation | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
In our fast-growing sharing economy, collaboration is good business—and it might just save the world The numbers are so stark they are impossible to ignore. For the first time, in 2010, more people lived in cities than in rural areas.
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There shouldn't be any charities in 10 years' time

There shouldn't be any charities in 10 years' time | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Will Horwitz: If a charity is to achieve its goals – to solve a societal problem – then it should be extinct by 2024 (RT @GdnVoluntary: 'There shouldn't be any charities in 10 years' time' http://t.co/LPFFVj9CZB...
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Food banks or dignity: is that the choice we offer the hungry?

Food banks or dignity: is that the choice we offer the hungry? | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Jonathan Freedland: The rise of food banks in Britain has been met with shock, and denial. But they cannot cope with a national crisis (The true story of food bank crisis.
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Business Social Networking: All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go - Utne Reader Online

Business Social Networking: All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go - Utne Reader Online | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Business Social Networking: All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go
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In a jobs economy that has become something of a grim joke, nothing seems quite so bleak as the digital job seeker's all-but-obligatory LinkedIn account.
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The Worst Ten-Letter Word - Forbes

The Worst Ten-Letter Word - Forbes | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
The Worst Ten-Letter Word
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But now I'm afraid it is beginning to be used as a justification for social and economic policies that will limit the expansion of both liberty and opportunity. The word?
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Social Economy Europe Issues Position Paper on Crowdfunding - Crowdfund Insider

Social Economy Europe Issues Position Paper on Crowdfunding - Crowdfund Insider | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Social Economy Europe is a representative group for cooperatives, mutual societies, associations and foundations. It is a European Union level institution (@CrowdfundingNL: #Social #Economy #Europe Issues Position Paper on Crowdfunding...
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Mekong Delta strives to cut poverty rate - VietNamNet Bridge

Mekong Delta strives to cut poverty rate - VietNamNet Bridge | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Mekong Delta strives to cut poverty rate
VietNamNet Bridge
Toward this goal, policies will be adopted to facilitate the development of household economy and farms as well as small industry and traditional crafts, thus increasing incomes for farmers.
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How data analysis can help your charity to enhance its fundraising results

How data analysis can help your charity to enhance its fundraising results | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Just like Macmillan Cancer Support did with the World's Biggest Coffee Morning, charities can use data to maximise donations (RT @GdnVoluntary: How data analysis can help your charity to enhance its fundraising results
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Cast your votes: is time or money more beneficial to charities?

Cast your votes: is time or money more beneficial to charities? | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
In times of austerity charities are feeling the pinch. But what do you think is more beneficial – time or money? (Cast your votes: is time or money more beneficial to charities?
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Is microvolunteering the future of giving?

Is microvolunteering the future of giving? | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Giving spare time to good causes via technology allows volunteers to give quickly, easily and on their own terms (Is microvolunteering the future of giving?
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The Collaborative Economy Is Exploding, And Brands That Ignore It Are Out Of Luck

The Collaborative Economy Is Exploding, And Brands That Ignore It Are Out Of Luck | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Rides, houses, power tools: You can share almost anything today, and the number of people sharing is growing every day. If you're a company that only...
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Cutting the Gender Gap: The Social Economy Story

Cutting the Gender Gap: The Social Economy Story | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
We know a gender-gap exists in some industries but this does not seem to be the case in the social economy and in time I suspect there will be much we can learn from this to ensure healthier statistics around women in leadership across a much wider...
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Are Social Intrapreneurs Emerging In Your Company?

Are Social Intrapreneurs Emerging In Your Company? | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
What's a company to do if they discover emerging social intrapreneuers among their rank and file employees? This may sound like a simple question to answer, but it really is quite complex.
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Social economy is not a sector | Barka IE

Social economy is not a sector | Barka IE | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Abstract: The article aims to initiate a discussion about thinking of social economy as an integral part of social market economy, not as a 'social economy sector'. Basing on an entry in Polish constitution – about social market ...
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Philanthropy is dead. The voluntary sector needs commercial principles

Philanthropy is dead. The voluntary sector needs commercial principles | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
For Iqbal Wahhab, founder of London's Roast, funding is not a given so charities need to concentrate on survival (@GdnVoluntary:" funding is not a given so charities need to concentrate on survival " http://t.co/qodF94j4n2...
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How charities can attract more graduates to the voluntary sector

How charities can attract more graduates to the voluntary sector | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Charities do not need to change to attract graduates, they just need to make a bigger deal out of what they have to offer (How charities can attract more graduates to the voluntary sector http://t.co/qF71a6tFql...
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In the charity sector, impact is everything

In the charity sector, impact is everything | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
It's too easy to think we're doing well enough in the charity sector because our intentions are good.
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What can local voluntary and community sector organisations do to encourage the Living Wage? | Voice4Change England

What can local voluntary and community sector organisations do to encourage the Living Wage? | Voice4Change England | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
Read @DanSilverSARF article on how voluntary & community sector groups can promote Living Wage in their communities: http://t.co/g0EcK7NYQi
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The Economics Of Social Democracy - Social Europe Journal

The Economics Of Social Democracy - Social Europe Journal | Community Benefit Networks | Scoop.it
The People's Voice
The Economics Of Social Democracy
Social Europe Journal
In a recent article in the Social Europe Journal Shayn McCallum develops in some detail his interpretation of the “political economy” of social democracy.
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