MaRS Centre for Impact Investing is now seeking a Senior Associate, Capital Advisory Services! From persistent poverty to climate change, we face entrenched social and environmental problems. Fortunately, a growing number of charities, non-profits, co-ops and for-profit companies are building business models to tackle these problems. They are turning to investors for the financing to […]Read More ›
Video: The Value of Creation
We know that artists and creative professionals have much to offer beyond beauty and joy and expression (all of which are, of course, hugely valuable in any case). They offer much to the economy in a number of ways – as architects, product designers, writers, and more.
We also know that complex problems can’t be effectively addressed using old approaches. It’s critical to tap into social innovation.
How can creative thinking help us address the big social and environmental challenges facing the world today?
Watch this wonderful little video on the value of creation (from IIP/Create, a Dutch think tank) and learn about the principles of creative thinking, how an organization applied them, and how to measure the impact of leveraging creative thinking.