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Charities To Get Text Appeal in Telco Trial | PBA

Using text messaging to make a donation to an Australian charity across all networks may become a reality – more than 10 years after the scheme took …

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Scandimania: 'Stipsters', digital innovation and now, social business

"We have a word for social entrepreneurs in Sweden. They're called 'Stipsters' – it means a startup hipster," says Johan Wendt, the entrepreneur behind world-leading Scandinavian social enterprise Mattecentrum.<p>Recently highlighted in Channel 4's series Scandimania as being the happiest place to …

How Social Innovators Maximize Budget And Impact

<i>A youth in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil testing a prototype vulnerability mapping smartphone application.</i><p>In 2010 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil experienced widespread flooding which lead to serious property damage and loss of life. The damage was particularly severe among the poorer communities of the city known …

5 Trends Defining Social Innovation in 2015

Over the past few years, we have experienced an incredible wave of social innovations that are changing the lives of millions of people around the world. Kite Patch is a product being developed that will block a mosquitoes' ability to track humans -- it has the potential to change mosquito-borne …

Look to Government—Yes, Government—for New Social Innovations

If asked to identify the hotbed of social innovation right now, many people would likely point to the new philanthropy of Silicon Valley or the social entrepreneurship efforts supported by Ashoka, Echoing Green, and Skoll Foundation. Very few people, if any, would mention their state capital or …

What is social innovation and why is it good for business?

Social innovation is one of the fastest growing trends in Europe. Its founded on the idea that social needs can be met while creating competitiveness at the same time.<p>Business Planet went to Verona in Italy to find out more. We met visit a young garment business taking a socially conscious approach …

Social Innovation Summit: The Faces of Innovation

<b>The Faces of Innovation ~ Visionary, Game-Changer, Spotter</b><p>(Artist Alexa Meade courtesy of Zeev Klein & photographer Jensen Sutta)<p>Candor still reverberates in the Silicon Valley from Patagonia's Vice President of Environmental Affairs Rick Ridgeway with the bold statement "It is important to lead a …

How Social Innovators Maximize Budget And Impact

<i>A youth in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil testing a prototype vulnerability mapping smartphone application.</i><p>In 2010 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil experienced widespread flooding which lead to serious property damage and loss of life. The damage was particularly severe among the poorer communities of the city known …