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Can Hong Kong’s private sector be the socially innovative changemaker needed to solve social and environmental challenges?

Can Hong Kong’s private sector be the socially innovative changemaker needed to solve social and environmental challenges?

Written by Yenson She, a graduate of the Cambridge Judge Business School MBA (2014-2015) The opportunities and challenges  We should ask how the how Hong Kong’s private sector can further their efforts in solving social and environmental challenges, not only as a ‘responsibility’ per se, but as their company vision and strategy. There is much… Read more

Socially innovating the waste crisis

Socially innovating the waste crisis

Written by Klaus Oberbauer, MSt in Social Innovation alumnus and Programme Manager of Ocean Plastic Prevention, SecondMuse. Indonesia’s collaborative communities At SecondMuse, we build resilient economies in which all people and communities are able to contribute, benefit, and when faced with hardship, recover quickly. We thrive on community-building and seek to champion as many entrepreneurs… Read more

Māori and social innovations in response to COVID-19

Māori and social innovations in response to COVID-19

Indigenous people and the pandemic Written by Dr Ella Henry, Associate Professor and Director of Māori Advancement, Auckland University of Technology School of Business, Economics and Law – Aotearoa New Zealand; and Associate Research Fellow, Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. COVID-19 has impacted on vulnerable populations around the world, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of… Read more

The Social Innovation Think Tank: Reimagining Capitalism?

The Social Innovation Think Tank: Reimagining Capitalism?

The Social Innovation Think Tank The Social Innovation Think Tank series explores the power of social innovation in the modern world; sharing its necessity and capacity to challenge the status quo. The monthly series is hosted by Dr Neil Stott and Professor Paul Tracey, co-directors of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. They interview academics… Read more

The Social Innovation Think Tank: Indigenous Social Innovation

The Social Innovation Think Tank: Indigenous Social Innovation

The Social Innovation Think Tank The Social Innovation Think Tank series explores the power of social innovation in the modern world; sharing its necessity and capacity to challenge the status quo. The monthly series is hosted by Dr Neil Stott and Professor Paul Tracey, co-directors of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. They interview academics… Read more

The Hidden Cost of Using Amazon Mechanical Turk for Research: Not a Silver Bullet

The Hidden Cost of Using Amazon Mechanical Turk for Research: Not a Silver Bullet

Written by Antonios Saravanos, Clinical Associate Professor of Information Systems Management, School of Professional Studies, New York University. Antonios is also an Associate Research Fellow for the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation and a graduate of the MSt in Social innovation. The online labour force: worth every penny? Online services to facilitate participant recruitment for… Read more

The Social Innovation Think Tank: Incubation in Isolation

The Social Innovation Think Tank: Incubation in Isolation

The Social Innovation Think Tank The Social Innovation Think Tank series explores the power of social innovation in the modern world; sharing its necessity and capacity to challenge the status quo. The monthly series is hosted by Dr Neil Stott and Professor Paul Tracey, co-directors of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. They interview academics… Read more

A moment in time

A moment in time

Written by Richard Akerele, MSt in Social Innovation and Graduate Associate Research Fellow for the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. Sometimes the significance of a particular moment only becomes clear once you look back and reflect. With the benefit of hindsight, I can see how this moment was pivotal. While waiting for a friend in… Read more

The Social Innovation Think Tank: what does social-symbolic work mean for social innovators?

The Social Innovation Think Tank: what does social-symbolic work mean for social innovators?

The Social Innovation Think Tank The Social Innovation Think Tank series explores the power of social innovation in the modern world, sharing its necessity and capacity to challenge the status quo. The monthly series is hosted by Dr Neil Stott and Professor Paul Tracey, co-directors of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. They interview academics… Read more

Social Enterprise for Social Change: the rise of Newfoundland & Labrador

Social Enterprise for Social Change: the rise of Newfoundland & Labrador

The rural and remote communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, are the source of many fascinating historical and contemporary examples of organising for social change and provide the backdrop and the inspiration for the work of the Centre for Social Enterprise (CSE). Read more