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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Potential for Societal Innovation

A view from Manchester-Disruptive City How can we engage the talented ones into the fold of Societal Innovation? Later on this month the Olympic Games comes to London.  Some would argue that  without the financial support of corporate giants such … Continue reading

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MOOC: A Massive Open Online Course – Societal Innovation in Education?

On the 12th of September the MOOC  http://www.change.mooc.ca  (a massive open on line open course) begins. Participation is free, there is no specific syllabus and participants in the course decide when, how, what, and why the want to learn.  This … Continue reading

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Peace In and Out of Social Media

There is a heated debate going on about the effect of social media on politics. There are those who are sceptical about whether social media indeed had any impact with the recent upraising in North Africa and other places. According … Continue reading

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Using Old Innovations and New Traditions to Create more Social Energy

How can we create more energy to enable societal innovation? How can we create more social energy – the energy that is created when we spend time in a stimulating environment with other people. Here are two possible examples. Pekka Himanen was the guest … 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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