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The Elves and the Shoemaker: Exploring the Spirituality of Work

Originally posted on Soul Seeds:
Once upon a time, the country was in a recession, and a shoemaker and his wife fell upon hard times. One day, the cobbler found he had enough leather for only one more pair of…

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Originally posted on Godisamanc's Blog:
  We are the threads that weave We are the busy bees We are the fabric and the seams The reason why we achieve   We are the warp and weft We earn our…

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Civility Lost and Found – Just Released!

Just released, worthy of a solid read “Every society faces the challenge of behaviour by its members that frustrates its purpose and hinders it from flourishing“- Philip F Esler-Chief Executive, The Arts and Humanities Research Council Has Britain become an … Continue reading

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The best of two worlds

Fairness is a difficult concept. Taste it and you know soon that it tastes very much different if you or I taking it in the mouth. Let me tell you about Sweden, freely recovered from a story by Troed Troedsson … Continue reading

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Change growing from the civil society

The image displays a model where societal innovations grow from the civil society. ACSI is also trying to change the society with this kind of a bottom-up model. Different societal issues rise into public awareness and gain stakeholders. Some stakeholders … Continue reading

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ACSI Camp for Societal Innovation

This short video clip gives an overview of the intentions and philosophy behind the Aalto University ACSI camp for Societal Innovation.

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Becoming aware of the Impact Economy for Social Good

The Impact Economy “The act of sense making is discovering the new terrain as you are inventing it.”—Brian Arthur The Impact Economy is about using profit-seeking investment to generate social and environmental good by placing capital into businesses and funds … Continue reading

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My hope for the ongoing EU Social Innovation debate

The adoption of social innovation had a launch event for the Social Innovation Europe initiative in Brussels earlier this year in March, 2011. (http://bit.ly/eJ09d5 ). This event ‘kick started’ the discussions in a first attempt to put a face on … Continue reading

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Social Innovation Europe, 2014

The aim is by 2014, Social Innovation Europe will have become the meeting place – virtual and real – for social innovators, entrepreneurs, non-profit organisations, policy makers and anyone else who is inspired by social innovation in Europe. This can … Continue reading

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