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Winners at the WISE Awards ceremony.

Six women who participated in the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation programme are among social entrepreneurs cited in WISE100.

Theo Brown of René House CIC.

Short videos about social ventures are released by the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge to highlight the impact of people and firms on society.

Social entrepreneur using a laptop.

Cambridge Judge, Fauna & Flora, and the Endangered Landscapes & Seascapes Programme team up on a guide to establishing and operating Nature-Positive Enterprises (NPEs).

Mural at the Marsh House, restored from derelict by Marsh Farm Outreach.

Marsh Farm Outreach helped regenerate an area of Luton, UK, by overcoming friction between local officials and grassroots organisers, says a case study from the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School.

United Nations vehicle with soldiers.

Two papers co-authored by Cambridge Judge academics using social innovation approaches to solve defence issues will be presented at a military conference in the US this month. The first outlines suggested improvements to the United Nations (UN) deployment decision-making process, and the second addresses under participation of Asian American Pacific Islanders in the United States Air Force.

Yijing Wang.

While writing her dissertation at Cambridge Judge, Yijing Wang (MSt SI 2019) came up with the idea of founding an impact investing firm in China. It has led to a collection of global accolades, including winning the British Council Study UK Business and Innovation Award. 

Company values.

Company values reflect a business’s principles to staff, recruiters, clients and investors – shaping office culture and driving growth. In this special Insight article, we talk to 4 ventures which have received support from Cambridge Judge Business School about what company values mean to them.

Sanda Ool and Taisa Ballantyne.

Two alumna of the Master of Studies in Social Innovation programme at Cambridge Judge Business School are named winners at the annual Academy of Management convention.

Outer Hebrides.

A new book from a postdoctoral teaching associate at the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation outlines how the unique and localised ‘Harris Tweed’ industry has sustainably navigated global markets.

Social Innovation: The Social Ideas Podcast

The Social Ideas podcast shares the impact of social innovation, its necessity and its capacity to challenge the status quo.

Throughout this series, highly committed change makers in business, civil society, policy and academia will talk about their work, their ideas and their motivation to strive towards to a more equitable and sustainable world.

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Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation YouTube channel

The Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, acts as a platform for research and engagement with social innovators, academia and policy in UK and across the world. We regularly post videos on our YouTube channel on all things Social Innovation.

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Featured playlists

Cambridge Social Ventures

A showcase of social ventures supported by our incubator programme.

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The Social Innovation Think Tank

The Social Innovation Think Tank is our new monthly series, exploring the power of Social Innovation. Hosted by Dr Neil Stott and Professor Paul Tracey from the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, each month we’ll hear from change-makers whose socially innovative work is creating a fairer and more sustainable world.

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Social Venturing Conversations

This series of webinars explores the challenges and difficulties social enterprises are facing and will give our guests the opportunity to share their best practices.

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Beyond the Pandemic

Hosted by the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, Beyond the pandemic: equality, diversity and inclusion explores why we need to embed the values and practice of equality, diversity and inclusion within the different infrastructures of society.

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