Private Sector Readings

Community Sector | Private Sector | Academic Sector | Public Sector

SiG websites

SiG Reports

Labs: Designing the future

Resilience

Social Impact Bonds: A Practical Social Innovation

Canadian Task Force on Social Finance Report

Social Finance Census 2010

Regrouping, Recalibrating, Reloading: Strategies for Financing Civil Society in Post-recession Canada

Measuring Progress During Year One: Canadian Task Force on Social Finance

SiG Videos

Stephen Huddart on Social Innovation

Recommended Reading

Getting to Maybe: How the world is changed– Frances Westley, Brenda Zimmerman, Michael Patton, Random House, 2006

Other recommended resources

Reports

Evaluating Social Innovation FSG, Hallie Preskill and Tanya Beer

Communicating bigger-than-self problems to extrinsically-oriented audiences

Finding Frames: New ways to engage the UK public in global poverty

Effective change strategies for the Great Transition

The Future Quotient JWT and Volans

InnovateNext: Leading Canada to greater productivity, competitiveness and resilience

Social Impact Bonds: A promising new financing model to accelerate social innovation and improve government performance

What’s next for Philanthropy – Monitor Institute

Mass Localism – NESTA

Intentional Innovation

Social Enterprise and Social Innovation, by Charles Leadbeater

Integrated Innovation – Grand Challenges Canada at the McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health

Capital Ideas: How to generate innovation in the public sector, Geoff Mulgan and Jitinder Kohli, 2010

Scaling New Heights Geoff Mulgan and Jitinder Kholi, 2010

Articles

Social innovation harnesses the best in all of us

Collaboration, innovation key to solving social ills

Social Innovation: A matter of scale

This man has ideas, let’s put them to work

The Relentless Contrarian

Social Innovation in Canada: An Update
From Canadian Research Policy Networks

A New Alliance for Global Change – Bill Drayton and Valeria Budinich

Alliance Interview with Sir. Ronald Cohen Jan 1, 2010

Blogs and Media

Waterlution

NESTA

Charles Leadbeater

Andrew Wolk

Recommended Reading

How to Change the World: Social entrepreneurs and the power of new ideas – David Bornstein, Oxford University Press, 2004

We-Think: Mass innovation, not mass production, Charles Leadbetter, Profile Books, 2008

If we can put a man on the moon,William D. Eggers & John O’Leary, Deloitte Development LLC, 2009

Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, Chip and Dan Heath, Broadway Books, 2010

The Innovators Playbook, William D. Eggers and Shalabh Kumar Singh, Deloitte Development LLC.

The Power of Social Innovation, Stephen Goldsmith, Jossey Bass, 2010

Here Comes Everybody, Clay Shirky, Penquin Books, 2008

Macrowikinomics, Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams, 2010

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