Cool Projects....Modeling Change: A sampling of SocEnt ventures on the radar
Fairphone ... a fair trade mobile phone!
CREDO ..... more than a network, a movement
this phone company operates with a mission and puts your monthly fees into social change action through advocacy and donations to social change efforts- we all use phones, make your talking count for social good!
One World Health ...... fulfilling the promise of medicine for the developing world
changing the fundamentals in pharmaceuticals, this non-profit pharma company focuses on drugs for the third world making existing drugs under generic license for coast accessibility and developing drugs for common third world diseases neglected by big pharma's big dollar interests- a game changing player for global health innovation
Leveraging Private Sector Expertise for Social Benefit
Social Innovation Exchange the global community for social innovation
Tipping Point Community ...... making poverty preventable, not inevitable, in the Bay Area leveraging giving to promote effective change
Organizing for Social Change
Global Voices Advocacy
Demos: A network for Ideas and Action
Our world 2.0: United Nations University
Technology for Social Change (*happily* the list is growing)
openIDEO a global community that will draw on your optimism, inspiration, ideas and opinions to solve problems together for the collective social good.
Click to give ..... the hunger site.... leveraging the "clicks" for social good
Room to Read ......world change starts with educated children- expanding literacy around the world
Social Innovator ... connecting social innovators for social change
part of Kate's Mural
idea incubator & prototype lab
. . . architecting hope . . .
Promoting Technology Innovation for Social Change
Social Innovation Camp: (Originally UK, now global, look for one near you!)
Net Squared: remixing the web for social change
techsoup - the technology place for non-profits
New Paradigm Education
Dynamic Map of Next Education Projects: click here
Transformative Innovation in Education by International Futures Forum
TED: 1000 best minds in Technology, Education & Design .... many talks that address issues related to social entrepreneurship
- See also RSA : Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce (RSA) "a cradle of enlightenment thinking and a force for social progress. Our approach is multi-disciplinary, politically independent and combines cutting edge research and policy development with practical action"
UNU (United Nations University) OpenCourseWare
Social Edge, supported by Skoll Foundation, by Social Entrepreneurs for Social Entrepreneurs
Learn about the latest (and scroll through the past pages to find lots of links to great projects) in these two Facebook groups:
Presente (educators looking to bring new/next edu paradigms into the system)
New Educational Paradigms (mostly Gen Y engaging in alternative edu projects)
Team up with us and share your favorite new EDU paradigm projects!
What Next Edu projects do you think are promising? Please let us know!