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Center for Social lnnovation

Convening change agents to accelerate the speed, scale, and effectiveness of social innovation

Center for Social lnnovation

Convening change agents to accelerate the speed, scale, and effectiveness of social innovation

Social innovation creates novel solutions for the benefit of global society by addressing social and environmental needs more efficiently and effectively than current policies and businesses do. The Center for Social Innovation develops and shares research and pedagogical content that help leaders in business and civil society navigate the challenges of initiating and implementing social innovation. This research also informs our program focused on leading innovative financing projects in this space.

Featured research and insights

Discover our latest research and insights into the dynamics that can drive systems change and accelerate the pace of social innovation.

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How the impact economy is delivering change with purpose

by Vanina Farber, Patrick Reichert, and Shih-Han Huang, I by IMD

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The S in ESG: A critical differentiator

by Vanina Farber, I by IMD

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Heavy (Carbon) Footprints: Can Subscription Shoes Create a Sustainable Footwear Industry?

by Patrick Reichert and Oscar Vosshage, European Business Review

Featured publication

The elea Way: A Learning Journey Toward Sustainable Impact

In The elea Way: A Learning Journey Toward Sustainable Impact the authors argue that, instead of a binary choice between ‘bad business’ or ‘good society’, we need ‘inclusive capitalism’.

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