Social innovation

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.