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The Cambridge Social Innovation Prize 2020

The Cambridge Social Innovation Prize 2020

What would you do with £10, 000 to help your social enterprise? The Cambridge Social Innovation Prize is in its second year, giving the UK’s outstanding social enterprises the opportunity to be one of the final four to win £10,000 each. With a focus on helping others with basic needs like housing, nutrition and health,Read more

Enterprising communities: bridging foreign and local realities

Enterprising communities: bridging foreign and local realities

‘The challenge is to learn to see things the other way round, to appreciate and grasp that other reality, of local people’ – Robert Chambers Empowering others to drive their own change This rationale has been at the forefront of community-based enterprise (CBE) initiatives around the globe. CBEs signal a move away from helping othersRead more

The paradox of choice for young change makers

The paradox of choice for young change makers

In his fascinating book The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less, sociologist Barry Schwartz argues that more choice is sometimes less for companies and their people. Indeed, “Part of the downside of abundant choice is that each new option adds to the list of trade-offs, and trade-offs have psychological consequences.” Choice and anticipatory regretRead more

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