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Seoul Metropolitan Government

Seoul's Metropolitan Government (SMG) has been developing innovative attempts to resolve there social problems with the help of SIX.

  • Social innovation is the essential method for resolving South Korea’s complicated and challenging social problems.
  • Through the Hope Institute, Mayor Park Won Soon, actively developed and implemented social innovation programs, thereby producing significant outputs.
  • Through the public organization of Seoul Metropolitan Government, Seoul intends to diffuse social innovation in order to turn Seoul into a world-class socially innovative capital.

These efforts, which mainly have the aim of resolving social problems, can be seen in society’s civil roles, social enterprises, and community businesses.

SMG & SIX partnered up for the 2013 Summer School in Seoul. They have also been heavily involved in SIX's work in Asia, and SIX sit on the Mayor's advisory group.