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Weekly Round-up- the future of civil society, Grenfell a year on, turning trash into energy and more!
Reading Recommendations

Weekly Round-up- the future of civil society, Grenfell a year on, turning trash into energy and more!

Each week, the SIX team will be sharing their favourite pieces of reading. The content will be organised thematically, and each piece will tie to wo…
SIX
14 June 2018
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How is big data providing better insights into public welfare?
Data for social good

How is big data providing better insights into public welfare?

The gap in information Improving public welfare requires an in-depth understanding of needs and issues among different groups in society. Some me…
SIX
23 April 2018Kendra Schreiner
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Thousands of young people are using Minecraft to redesign their cities
Content partnership

Thousands of young people are using Minecraft to redesign their cities

Minecraft, the computer game that has no end goal and consists of simply playing with building blocks, is a global addiction: more than 50 million p…
Content Partner
16 February 2018Apolitical
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25 companies carrying out corporate social innovation
Corporate Social Innovation

25 companies carrying out corporate social innovation

Between the 2017 Paradise Papers scandal, the globally contested multi-billion merger between a large pharmaceutical and an agrochemical company, in…
1 February 2018Marc Violo
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Five ways universities are organising themselves to increase societal impact
Capacity Building

Five ways universities are organising themselves to increase societal impact

Introduction - What are universities for? For many, universities and higher educational institutions continue to be viewed as elitist and isola…
12 September 2017Julie Munk, So Jung Rim & Louise Pulford
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#BeBoldForChange- SIX speaks with women who are pioneering their field: Clarissa Maracci
Citizen Participation

#BeBoldForChange- SIX speaks with women who are pioneering their field: Clarissa Maracci

As part of International Women's Day, SIX is highlighting a number of brilliant women who are leading in their field. We spoke with Clarissa Maracci…
SIX
8 March 2017
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How can we do cities differently? SIX speaks with Rym Baouendi
Cities

How can we do cities differently? SIX speaks with Rym Baouendi

Ahead of our event in Harare on ‘Inclusive Cities of the Future: Experiences from Zimbabwe in a global perspective’ with the Hivos Southern Afri…
11 July 2016
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Stories of Change: How Colalife is working with mothers to co-create diarrhoea kits for children
Collaboration

Stories of Change: How Colalife is working with mothers to co-create diarrhoea kits for children

At SIX we think it is important to tell stories where social innovation has impacted people’s lives for the better. Our Stories of Change series t…
7 June 2016Lorna Reed
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