The Social Innovation Research Group - Taiwan (SIRG) is pleased to announce the release of its White Papers from Pathways and Barriers to Social Enterprise Development, its inaugural symposium on social enterprise.
Can we find solutions to today's dilemmas in the past? How can looking back at cultural revolutions such as the Renaissance help us think about current ideas of innovation and impact? Taking in Templars, bankers and imperialists, I invite you to travel back in time with me.
"What will the world look like in 50 years? The problems facing our world are so large that they demand disruptive thinking. We don't have time to think in incremental terms. It's time to challenge the status quo, and dare to imagine what we can do."
To address the capital gap for social enterprises in British Columbia, the Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria is in the midst of developing a Community Investment Fund (CIF), an initiative that won a BC Ideas Community Impact Investment Awards last year.
One of the world's biggest conferences on social enterprise is back: the 2013 Skoll World Forum is taking place next week at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. This year, the focus is on disruption, and will feature a veritable who's who in the world of social change and innovations in development.