Social Innovation News and Ideas

Selected impact investing information from around the Web.

Social Entrepreneurship: An Urgent Need to Start a Dialogue

The U.S. Agency for International Development and U.S. state department defines progress through national strategic priorities such as the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review. It's mission...more

Cape Breton creative hub receives $5-mil federal investment

The Canada Cultural Spaces Fund of the Department of Canadian Heritage is awarding a $5 Million grant to assist in creating the Cape Breton Centre for Arts, Culture and Innovation, to be located in...more

New Canadian Platform for Impact Investing

Investing in the improvement of making social or environmental impact has been made easier due to updates in the ethical investment platform by the Social Venture Connexion. SVX, a registered exempt...more

How Foundation Center Helps Nonprofits with Digital Transformation

Modern computing is changing all industries, including the non-profit sector. More and more they are investing in cloud computing and big data, especially to determine client relations and donor...more

Forbes Launches Impact Investing Community
Foundation: Case Foundation

Forbes Media will be launching an Impact Investment Community on November 16,2017. The community will be comprised, by invite only, of the world's most influential, celebrities (to include musicians...more

More Millennials Choosing Socially Responsible Investing

For Millennials, investing and morals go hand-in-hand. Over 75% of millennials are interested in investing in socially responsible investments, and those that create positive change in the world,...more

Innovative Social Enterprise Breaks the Unemployment Cycle

Enable Social Enterprises is a non-profit organization that aids unemployed workers in Australia. Julie McKay founded the organization in 2013 and is the managing director. Enable Social Enterprises...more

The World's First Sustainability Incubator

Indian entrepreneur Miniya Chatterji is starting a new company, Sustain Labs Paris. Sustain Labs is the world's first sustainability incubator. It aims to recruit large organizations and educate them...more

Social Entrepreneur Engages Millennials Engery to the Developing World

As a student at Hitotsubashi University, Daichi Konuma would have passionate conversations with his friends about changing the world for the better. After graduating he enlisted with Japan Overseas...more

Rediscovering Social Innovation

This article focuses on the desi Indian concept of paisa vasool - a value rich product. The product of focus is an innovative-ly engineered wheelchair. This wheelchair is robust enough to withstand...more




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A Taster Session For Upcoming Social Entrepreneurs

A Taster Session For Upcoming Social Entrepreneurs
The Lloyds Bank and the School for Social Entrepreneurs will be offering opportunities for up...



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