What Is Corporate Social Innovation? Understanding the New Driver of Change

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Nowadays, you hear terms like “corporate social responsibility” (CSR) a lot. A good corporate image is now reflected in the environmental and social issues a company corresponds with. The need for a socially appropriate goals and actions of a corporation has given rise to corporate social innovation where companies form partnerships with NGOs. What Is Social Innovation? At the same time, it should aim to build new social relationships.

Social innovation, a world of challenges and opportunities

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Incremental innovation, we’ve seen, promotes not only trust and collaboration but also calculated risk-taking. Yet innovation also takes shape in radical, disruptive, social frameworks, and by building the adequate organisational competencies. Social innovation.

Social Innovation Index 2016 [Infographic]

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The Social Innovation Index 2016 measures global capacity for social innovation. Infographic Innovation Technology

Borderlander – A New Kind of Social Innovator

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A key trait of every innovator is cultivating a diverse network of people that she / he can tap into for insights and perspective. She cares about inviting more cultural brokers and bridge builders into the public, private, and social sectors to help individuals and communities flourish.

Social Innovation and Open Innovation – Two Sides of the Same Coin

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Her professional thesis examined the link between open innovation and corporate social responsibility within large companies. 1) Hi Charlotte, could you explain the topic of your recollection, crossing open innovation with social innovation? Innovation Charlotte Peleszezak CSR Open Innovation social innovation tech for goodCharlotte Peleszezak is graduated in International business law and entrepreneurship from HEC Paris.

Social innovation

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This is where social innovation comes into play to make sure that it happens. Just about everything that can affect how a society operates, such as education, working conditions, health issues, and much more, fall under the umbrella of social innovation.

Unilever pledges £40 million to social innovation using the Exago software

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In partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development, the multinational Unilever has pledged £40 million to support social enterprises through the joint initiative TRANSFORM. To invite ideas and collaboration to further catalyse impact, they have chosen Exago’s open innovation management software. The post Unilever pledges £40 million to social innovation using the Exago software appeared first on Exago.

Social innovation and open innovation, 2 sides of the same coin

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Her professional thesis examined the link between open innovation and corporate social responsibility within large companies. 1) Hi Charlotte, could you explain the topic of your recollection, … Continue reading → Engagement Innovation Charlotte Peleszezak CSR Open Innovation social innovation tech for goodCharlotte Peleszezak is graduated in International business law and entrepreneurship from HEC Paris.

Ten Questions to Answer Before Using Social Tools for Product Innovation

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Social media is incredibly effective for conveying marketing messages and for receiving rapid customer feedback. The effectiveness of social media for outbound marketing activities, i.e. getting the news out about new products offerings, and interacting with customers, is well known.

innovationHUB 2018 places innovation at the center of corporate and social innovation

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Main points: – innovationHUB 2018 highlighted the central importance of innovating with clients and analyzed the state of innovation in Spain with COTEC and Fundación I+E. When market players are included, resources are gained for innovation” , Marrón highlighted in this respect.

Extend your market making more profit with Social Innovations

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Joseph Schumpeter , the guru of innovation, addressed the process of innovation with his theory of creative destruction and his definition of entrepreneurs as people who combined existing elements in new ways to create a new product or service. The term is used in many ways and related to innovations such as microcredit and internet based distance learning as well as social entrepreneurship. There is also a new book published on the subject, Social Innovation, Inc.

Génération2: The Social Good Accelerator

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Génération2 is a cooperative of advisors, working to increase and guide corporation, and social innovators’ partnerships, from Philanthropy to more business oriented solutions.

Get Social with Your Innovation

Braden Kelley

If your organization is struggling to sustain its innovation efforts, then I hope you will do the following things. Find the purpose and passion that everyone can rally around.

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Crowdsolving in Action: From Wikipedia to Firefox

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Build Capability Innovation People & Skills Processes & Tools Social Innovation Technology Academic Research Crowdsolving Crowdsourcing internet problem solving research social innovation technology

Diverse Talent Drives Innovation: A Collision Conference Interview with Rusul Alrubail

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I had the opportunity to meet with Collision speaker, Rusul Alrubail, at her Toronto-based Parkdale Centre for Innovation. Innovation Collision conference expert interview Interview social innovationCollision Conference took place in Toronto, Canada May 20-23.

An Innovation Lexicon

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Innovation means different things to different people. Sometimes it’s hard to have a good conversation about innovation, because people understand the concept in very different ways. The way we think about innovation has changed over time. In all cases innovation is change.

Innovation Indicted Long Live Innovation!

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Innovation is value free. Continue reading → Creativity Innovation culture social innovationPutting it to good rather than evil or unfair use is a matter of human choice.

The Value of Innovation at a Time of Crisis

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We often talk about the role of innovation in an age of constant, radical disruption, as defined by the 4th industrial revolution. Within this new environment, innovation leaders should play an essential role in helping the organization thrive and drive growth.

The Eco Lux Trend – Is Your Brand Missing Out?

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Innovation marketing Product Innovation Social Innovation Strategy Sustainability Trends product innovation social innovation sustainabilityLike it or lump it, the “eco” market is not going anywhere. 66% of global consumers say they are willing to pay more for sustainable brands (Bain & Company). Despite global economic instability, last year the luxury market grew by 5% to an estimated €1.2 trillion globally (Bain).

Social Innovation: Innovation for the Good of Us All

Bill Fischer

So says28-year-old Cloudera founder, early Facebook veteranand one of Bloomberg BusinessWeek's "Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs" in 2010, Jeff Hammerbacher, in a refreshing insight about the present state of innovation. "The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads.That sucks."

Is Everyone Else Still Smarter Than You?

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As innovation conversations move from Crowdsourcing to Crowdsolving, here's a look at its future, and a refresher on its social innovative roots.

9 Diversity Dimensions That Increase Innovation, and One Reason They May Not

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collaboration culture Culture & Values Innovation Innovation Perspectives People & Skills Social Innovation Diversity TeamworkHuman resource departments tout diversity, because a diverse company will better represent all of its customers.

What Contributes to Nonprofit Innovation

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In an article by the Stanford Social Innovation Review , the authors addressed a recent study from the Bridgespan Group that identified an innovation in the nonprofit sector. Although 80% of nonprofit leaders consider innovation an imperative, only 40% of those leaders consider their organization ready for innovation. SSIR went on to discuss the six characteristics that empower nonprofit innovation.

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Culture Knocks Out Strategy

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Continue reading → Change Culture & Values Innovation Leadership Management People & Skills Psychology Social Innovation culture authenticity Authenticity in Leadership change change management Entrepreneurship hcm hrm organization Strategy

(Lack of) Innovation at Non-Profits

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There is an odd tendency for almost all of these organizations to respond to innovations in the same way; they. Continue reading → Innovation Social Innovation Charities innovative thinking michael graber non-profits Southern Growth Studio

Why Sustainability is Your Next Big Innovation Opportunity

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What’s the business case for sustainable innovation? That’s the question I’ve been asked most in my years working on sustainability and the main reason clients cite for not innovating around social and environmental responsibility.

Public Sector Innovation: moving innovation from the margins to mainstream

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UNDP remains one of the few UN agencies that supports governments in setting up Public Sector Innovation Labs to experiment with new approaches to policy-making and that advises government partners on designing Open Innovation Prize Challenges.

How Innovation and Decentralization Will Forever Change Social Networking

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Social Innovation Social Media Blockchain cryptocurrency Decentralization privacy Social NetworkThe blockchain and cryptocurrency are more than just buzzwords nowadays.

The social intrapreneur guide, with Emmanuel de Lutzel

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Emmanuel de Lutzel is VP Social Business at BNP Paribas, and an active a social intrapreneur. Based on intrapreneurs interviews and his own experience, he wrote the book ‘Transform your company from the inside: the social intrapreneur guide’, with Valérie … Continue reading → Innovation BNP Paribas Emmanuel de Lutzel intrapreneur intrapreneurship social innovation social intrapreneur Valérie de Drouâs

Now-ism: Why Perfect Scores Don’t Matter And What To Focus On Instead

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In a recent TED Talk, Ito reveals a revolutionary style of innovation that he and his colleagues discovered during a time when they had to take learning into their own hands. "Education is what people do to you; learning is what you do to yourself.”

Who is your Socrates in your organization?

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Continue reading → Change Cognition Creativity Culture & Values Inspiration Leadership People & Skills Psychology Social Innovation Uncategorized collaboration culture education Creative Thinking hcm HR Learning Philosophy thinking

A New Wave of Open, More Social Digital Innovation?

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Where is the Crowdsourcing Movement Heading? [1/3]

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Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. Build Capability Innovation People & Skills Social Innovation Trends Crowd Economy Crowdsolving Crowdsouring futureAuthor’s note: This is a three-part series.

Thinking Through a Crowdsourcing Initiative [2/3]

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Build Capability Innovation People & Skills Social Innovation Trends Crowd Economy Crowdsolving Crowdsourcing futureCrowdsourcing does have a real potential in my mind but does seem to have some formidable issues to work through, to be well understood and managed.

Google Introduces the Self-driving Bicycle [video]

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Continue reading → Innovation Profiles of Innovators Social Innovation Technology Uncategorized Video marketing Disruptive Technoloby Google Netherlands Social Inovation technology Transporation

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Reflections on Life in the Sharing Economy | Episode 1

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Asia Innovation Jobs Social Innovation Technology Collaborative economy economy Share Experiment sharing economyImagine a world where access is more important than ownership.

Toward a Better Definition of Innovation

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In innovation, the process equals New Value Creation. This process of creation is non-linear, even iterative, insights-based, and way-finding, a process of discovery, not optimization. Sometimes, it can be like playing the children’s game Chutes and Ladders.

Reflections on life in the sharing economy | Episode 5

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Business Models Case Study Disruption Innovation Social Media Strategy Consumerism Crowdsourcing Digital Social Innovation Financial Services Innovation Focus on our future future TrendsThe Sharing Economy is expanding its reach beyond local communities.

3 Business Innovation Reports You Must Read Right Now

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Case Study: Instagram

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Weight Watchers Director of Social Media gives the skinny on the Seven Sacred Lessons of Instagram. Case Study Health/Healthcare Presentations Processes & Tools Social Innovation Social Media Instagram Slideshare

Facing the New Innovating World in the 21st Century

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This week my research was moving around issues of complexity within innovation and I came across a great paper, written by Deborah Dougherty called "Organizing for innovation in complex innovation systems".

Innovation is Social

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If your organization is struggling to sustain its innovation efforts, then I hope you will do the following things. Create the flexibility necessary to deal with the constant change that a focus on innovation requires for both customers and the organization. Make innovation the social.

59 Innovation Events for Q4 2015

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Earlier this year, Jason Williams shared a list of 46 Innovation Conferences for 2015. Explorious Ventures, both a collector and connector, has curated the world's largest list of innovation-related events, conferences, festivals and happenings.