Monthly Archives: July 2011

Keeping innovation ‘social’ – An appeal to reduce jargon in the workplace

By Alan J Gardiner Do you know what CSO, QIPP and SROI stand for or what an ideation session or community stakeholder engagements involve? As you are reading this Young Foundation’s social venture blog then it is quite likely that … Continue reading

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Fools Gold? – Reflecting on the recent rush to value social impact

By Stuart Thomason The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) impact measurement workshop Brussels is not immediately synonymous with social innovation. A brief survey of our friends, family and colleagues before departure summarised the tourist options well, with specific instructions on … Continue reading

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