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Five ways universities are organising themselves to increase societal impact
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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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SIX funders retreat on aligning for impact
Collaboration

SIX funders retreat on aligning for impact

In August 2017, SIX hosted a retreat with 20 global philanthropic leaders on Aligning for Impact. The retreat drew on the latest global thinking and…
Events
11 September 2017
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The Philanthropy of Place
Collaboration

The Philanthropy of Place

As the pace of life increases, our lives are continuously engulfed by technology and data. There are few opportunities for stillness. We need space…
11 September 2017Louise Pulford
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Why do global foundations need to align for impact?
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Why do global foundations need to align for impact?

'If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together' African Proverb--------------We know that the challenges our societies face…
11 September 2017Jordan Junge
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How foundations join forces for better philanthropy?
Collaboration

How foundations join forces for better philanthropy?

We work hundreds of miles apart, separated by the border but our two organizations – the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Canada and the Robert…
13 July 2017Katie Wehr & Elana Ludman
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The future of SiG: Social Innovation at an Inflection Point
Scaling Innovation

The future of SiG: Social Innovation at an Inflection Point

Social Innovation Generation concludes its decade-long run in its current form in December 2017. This blog is our opportunity to update our communit…
27 April 2017Tim Draimin
SIX Global Council
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#WomensDay- SIX speaks with women who are pioneering their field: Gabriella Gómez-Mont
Cities

#WomensDay- SIX speaks with women who are pioneering their field: Gabriella Gómez-Mont

As part of International Women's Day, SIX is highlighting a number of brilliant women who are leading in their field. We spoke with Gabriella Gómez…
SIX
8 March 2017
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Getting to Moonshot: Inspiring R&D practices in Canada’s social impact sector
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Getting to Moonshot: Inspiring R&D practices in Canada’s social impact sector

Canada spends over $300 billion annually on social outcomes, according to theOECD. Our fast-evolving societal challenges — ranging from mental hea…
1 December 2016Vinod Rajasekaran, Social Innovation Generation
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