SOCIAL INNOVATION TRENDS LIBRARY

How to come up with a social invention which includes the principles of Fair Trade: insights from co-founder of Cooperative BUNA

BUNA’s social innovation aims for the shortest possible trade chain between the grower, the producer and the consumer. Let’s have a look.

How to use an online platform to help young people with recording knowledge, skills and competences developed through different activities: insights from the manager of Nefiks

Nefiks is a project that has been promoting the values of volunteering and non-formal education. Read an interview with Alenka Blazinšek to get inspired.

The importance of social sciences for social innovation: world-class scientists get together and share their research

Social sciences for social innovation: popular and easy-to-grasp university-level social science lectures given by speakers from all over the world.

How to come up with a social invention that employs disadvantaged workers: insights from QUID’s manager for institutional relations and partnerships

QUID social innovation employs disadvantaged and marginalized people through the creation of fashion products. Let’s have a look.

From unusable socks to cuddly toys: an interview with the founder of AVANTUS Employment Center

How do you turn unusable socks into toys & create social innovation in the process? A mind-blowing interview with the founder of AVANTUS Employment Center.

How to come up with a social invention for more than 285 million people: insights from Wayfindr’s Head of Communications

Wayfindr social innovation wants to empower vision impaired people to overcome isolation, through audio based navigation. Let’s have a look.

Fighting digital exclusion in Spain: Cibervoluntarios´ cybervolunteering and cyberoptimism

Yolanda Rueda, founder and president of the Cibervoluntarios Foundation, speaks to the Social Innovation Academy about fighting digital exlusion in Spain.

The power of stories: Reducing the isolation of Palestinian orphans

Meet the remarkable Peter Fruhmann from Reading Stars of Gaza, an English literacy scheme for children in Gaza to become fluent and proficient readers

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