The new publication from Give What You're Good At 'Social Innovation Index: Ten Ideas to Fix Broken Britain’ contains insider tips on raising start-up capital and finding investment to scale your social business. It also provides a comprehensive list of advice and support to help you start your social business.
Not one country has a serious strategy for social innovation remotely comparable to the strategies for innovation in business and technology. Despite the fact that for most people society is about there being others around to help when needed.
Whether or not you think Britain is broken there are social problems we can all agree need fixing, and quickly. Our societies face increasingly complex problems: an ageing population, black holes in the public coffers and dwindling social mobility. How do we solve them? History shows us that even the deepest crises can be moments of opportunity bringing ideas from the margins into the mainstream.
The Social Innovation Index presents ten thought-provoking ideas (put forward by the general public) to fix ‘Broken Britain’. The entries, handpicked by, Allison Ogden-Newton the Chief Executive of Social Enterprise London includes cures for childhood obesity and kindness training to improve patient care.
The publication conceived by Ami Bloomer, Founder and CEO of Give What You’re Good At received a wide range of entries ranging from wind turbines on the London underground to upcycling factories employing out of work design graduates. The ideas represent an interesting phenomenon: people recognising problems, thinking about solutions and taking responsibility for creating a better world.
Can we save Britain through sheer ingenuity? Download Your Copy of The UK’s first ever Social Innovation Index to find out. All Proceeds go to Children in Need.