SI can be defined as innovations that are social both in their ends and means as new ideas to meet social needs and new social relationships to enhance society’s capacity to respond (Mulgan, 2012). SI competitions are found to bring new actors and ideas as well as...read more
Although social innovation examples often come from developing countries, for instance, Muhammad Yunus on microcredit and Akhtar Hameed Khan on Orangi Pilot Project, much of academic literature tend to be westernised. While considerable attention has been devoted to...read more
Social Enterprise Performance in Malaysia and Singapore: How can social innovation be measured, scaled-up, or sustained?
Social entrepreneurship has been recognised as an effective path to address social problems. The conventional non-profit organisations (NPOs) employed the social enterprise model to transform from grant-dependent to income-generating social enterprises. Many regions...read more
Southeast Asian Social Innovation Network 2nd International Conference Bangkok, Thailand 8 – 9 October 2019
This conference aims to showcase the best examples of social innovation research and practice throughout the region, especially the work being carried out in and with universities. Our theme for the 2nd South East Asian Social Innovation Network International...read more