News from the MSt in Social Innovation

Read the latest news and features on the topic of social innovation:

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. 

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.

2023 Cambridge Social Innovation Prize winners.

Social entrepreneurs focusing on day care, supply chains, homelessness, skill development and communications each win £10,000 prize from Trinity Hall and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation.

Neil Stott.

A new prize at Lucy Cavendish College named after Cambridge Judge faculty member Neil Stott, the Stott Alternative Futures Prize, awards speculative fiction that reimagines a better tomorrow.

A look at marginalised communities: what Cambridge Judge research and initiatives can teach us.

In this special insight article, we look at some of the work done at Cambridge Judge to highlight issues affecting the marginalised and point a way forward to solving them, and we also talk to some of those involved in these important initiatives.

Social Innovation Prize winners with judges and donors.

Four social entrepreneurs pioneering new approaches to mental health, wellbeing, employment training, and publishing have been recognised with the 2022 Cambridge Social Innovation Prize, awarded by Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School.

Impactful women in business, seven women affiliated with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation recognised in WISE100 list.

Seven women affiliated with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation recognised in WISE100 list.

Young woman reading one of the most downloaded papers from the Journal of Small Business Management.

Two papers on social enterprise co-authored by Helen Haugh of Cambridge Judge Business Schools are cited by academic journals.

Drone shot of a young couple carrying a crate full of fresh vegetables along the greenhouse.

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Sustainable ventures

Ventures associated with Cambridge Judge Business School programmes are involved in many areas of sustainability, from food production to aviation.

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Four key blockages are preventing full implementation of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, Paul Tracey and Neil Stott of Cambridge Judge Business School say in the School's inaugural Social Innovation Lecture.

Sketch portrait of W.E.B. Du Bois with cyan-blue overlay.

Pioneering historical approaches to Black economic co-operation should be tapped to benefit today’s business education, says study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School.