Social innovation

Social Innovation.

Fundación Mapfre Awards for Social Innovation

This initiative arises from the intention to support innovative solutions that have the potential to make a major social impact.

Atlas of Social Innovation.   Source: SI drive

The Atlas of social innovation is a reality

It is a unique knowledge repository of social innovation to create new practices for a better future. 

The project was launched in September 2015 Source: Neet U

NEET U social innovation project draws to an end

The initiative, promoted together by several European states, had as a goal to implement social innovations in the community by getting senior citizens to work together with youths facing exclusion.

Elena Velasco, marketing and communication manager in Specialisterne. Photo: Specialisterne

Elena Velasco: "We would like to show that an organisation can be managed by people affected by Autism or Asperger syndrome"

Specialisterne is a company with a social purpose that collaborates with third sector entities to work with talented people with ASD.

Who produces social innovation and how?

ITSSOIN (Impact of the Third Sector as Social Innovation), a major 3-year research project funded by the European Commission, has investigated this question.

New pathways to measuring social impact

Gorgi Krlev addresses how to better assess entire service fields and third sector activities.

8 innovations in global philanthropy

We submit 8 innovations from all over the world that are helping philanthropy to grow, by better channelling resources.

Assembly Pl. Catalunya - Barcelona

Districts with a strong associative fabric cope better with the current crisis’ consequences

According to a report by the IGOP (Institut de Govern i Polítiques Públiques), solidarian and civic answers help to tackle the crisis. The report identifies more than 500 initiatives on social innovation.