Tagged - technology

Singapore tree of light

Global social innovation round-up #21

EU Social Innovation Competition finalists are revealed, the UK government attempts to strengthen the Social Value Act and the new president of Catholic Charities USA is prioritising social enterprise.

Dame Stephanie Shirley

Dame 'Steve' Shirley on breaking cast iron ceilings

Dame Stephanie Shirley is the pioneer of workplace gender equality that you've probably never heard of. Non-profit consultancy firm Aleron invite her to tell the story of her $3bn tech company designed by women, for women in the 1960s.

Desk

Tech for Good 2.0

Social economy organisations are technological laggards, argues UnLtd's Stephen Miller. But the blockchain is a new type of tech which could change all that - if we react right now.

Foot bridge

#27 Social innovator's weekly round-up

The global social enterprise community has got off to a strong start as the first week of 2015 comes to an end – Jamaica is gearing up to host its first Social Enterprise Summit and India launches its biggest network of female social entrepreneurs.

Silicon Valley

The rise of ‘Tech for Ungood’

All eyes have been on Silicon Valley as hopes have been pinned on the idea of using technology to create positive social change. But what if the motivations of those behind the codes do not align with this view?