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SOCIAL INNOVATION TRENDS LIBRARY

Giving access to essential health care, education, and economic opportunities by building 250 footbridges over impassable rivers and served over 1 Million communities around the world, insightful interview with Avery Bang the President & CEO of Bridges to Prosperity.

    Almost 1 billion people around the world don't have safe access to critical resources like health care, education, or employment due to an impassable river. With a single innovation, Bridges to Prosperity can impact households across multiple...

Youth and social entrepreneurship in Mexico Interview with Jorge Meléndez and Cecilia Cárdenas, co-founders of Emprendimiento Social México (ESMEX)

Social entrepreneurship in Mexico, as elsewhere, has become a source of innovative solutions to most pressing problems our society. These solutions have been created by social entrepreneurs, and have led to new ways of citizen participation, new business models with...

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.

Linking Belonging and Social Innovation

Vanessa Mason is the founder of The Future of Belonging Project, which examines how we can redesign tools and remodel approaches to fulfill the basic human need for belonging. She is also research director at the Institute for the Future. Her future research explores...

Inspiring interview with Mohit Mukherjee the founding Director of Centre for Executive Education, University of Peace

  The Centre for Executive Education is located within the University of Peace in Costa Rica, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UPEACE), the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education delivers dynamic courses to leaders from around the world....

Rainwater harvesting for social change

Enrique Lomnitz is the CEO and founder of Isla Urbana, a social enterprise based in Mexico City, who together with a multidisciplinary team has created and installed rainwater harvesting systems to provide low-income and water scarce populations in urban and rural...

Social innovation to reduce plastic waste: turning bottle caps into a useful item

Backed by FabLab, the initiative aims to raise young children’s awareness of the need to reduce plastic waste.Currently expanding to the teachers’ community

How to open a government: Insight from LAAAB founder, Raúl Oliván

LAAAB is a Trojan device that enables open government innovation from within. Civic participation, new technologies & public sector and social innovation.

The Ecosystem of Social Innovation in Mexico: current developments and challenges Interview with Dr. Victor Guadarrama

How does the social innovation ecosystem look like in Mexico? At the Academy we interview Dr. Victor Guadarrama, who provides us with valuable insights!

How to make a living while changing the world

PCDN Global is a platform that provides skills, career, and community building opportunities to aspiring changemakers around the world. Their work spans from curating the latest information on jobs and opportunities for students and professionals who are in the social...

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