2609, 2017

Synthesis and conclusions of the InnoSI case studies

September 26th, 2017|reports|Comments Off on Synthesis and conclusions of the InnoSI case studies

This is the third and final report of INNOSI Work Package 4.  It consists of a synthesis of findings and learning from twenty case studies.  Research literature on the Social Investment policy paradigm is extensive and influential, as shown in our report from the scientific perspective (D 2.2). There is also a growing body of […]

2209, 2017

WP4 Case study Guidance

September 22nd, 2017|reports|Comments Off on WP4 Case study Guidance

The InnoSI consortium includes here a comprehensive guide to conducting in-depth case studies to be used in Work Package 4 of the project.

We hope that this Guide will provide useful pointers and ideas to other research teams.

Please click here to access the complete guide.

The specific objectives are:

Identify and evaluate innovative and strategic approaches to social […]

409, 2017

Social Innovation: the Integration of Social Values in Business Models

September 4th, 2017|reports|Comments Off on Social Innovation: the Integration of Social Values in Business Models

This presentartion forms a part of a report by our Dutch team of Rob Grundemann, Eva Hijmans and Sandra Geelhoed on how innovative business models can incorporate social values to improve wellbeing and enchance the capacity of individuals to take action to improve their living conditions.

Click here to access the presentation, which was given at […]

702, 2017

From foresight to welfare practices

February 7th, 2017|reports|Comments Off on From foresight to welfare practices

Report on driving forces
One central aim of the futures studies is to help understand the future and to support planning and responsible decision making. In order to plan the next steps as individuals or as communities, we need to think of the world of tomorrow. With the help of methods of futures studies we can […]

112, 2016

Analysis of community reporter material

December 1st, 2016|reports|Comments Off on Analysis of community reporter material

‘Stories of Social Investment and Innovation’ is a summative report from Work Package 5: User Voice. User involvement runs through the heart of the Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening communities in Europe (InnoSI) project, and the core aim of Work Package 5 was to gather ‘User Voice’ on a range of social investment and innovation programmes […]

1305, 2016

Social economy: delivering social outcomes. A social investment perspective.

May 13th, 2016|reports|Comments Off on Social economy: delivering social outcomes. A social investment perspective.

An integrated report on the European social economy
edited by Matthias Freise, Annette Zimmer and Carolin Schönert, University of Münster
This report presents the results of work package D3.3 of the project “Innovative Social Investment. Strengthening communities in Europe” (innosi).. The focus of the report lies on the role of social economy in European welfare states, in […]

405, 2016

Approaches to social investment from a scientific perspective

May 4th, 2016|reports|Comments Off on Approaches to social investment from a scientific perspective

A literature review of the Social Investment concept 
edited by Aldona Wiktorska-Świecka, Monika Klimowicz, Małgorzata Michalewska-Pawlak, Dorota Moroń, University of Wroclaw

This report presents the current state of research and scientific debate on the ‘Social Investment’ policy paradigm in European countries. An extensive review of literature and scientific sources is presented in this document covering the areas of […]

2604, 2016

The state of the art of Social Investment

April 26th, 2016|reports|Comments Off on The state of the art of Social Investment

A provisional overview of public policy according to ‘social investment’ from an institutional perspective
Editors
Stephen J. Barnett (EUCLID Network), Dr. Gavin Bailey and Prof. Chris Fox (Manchester Metropolitan University)

This report is a snapshot of the state of play in 2015 of the ways in which welfare states are moving towards social investment approaches and the extent […]

804, 2016

Social Innovation Policies Involving Social Economy Organizations

April 8th, 2016|reports|Comments Off on Social Innovation Policies Involving Social Economy Organizations

Survey Evidence from European Countries
by Andrea Bassi, Giulio Ecchia and Alice Guerra
In this paper, we investigate significant social innovation policies (related to the concept of social investment) involving the role of Social Economy organizations, and we discuss some relevant national and regional social innovation experiences by relying upon the current national and international literature, reports […]

1503, 2016

Social Investment: Quiet Revolution or Shaken Welfare Capitalism?

March 15th, 2016|reports|Comments Off on Social Investment: Quiet Revolution or Shaken Welfare Capitalism?

by Riccardo Prandini,  University of Bologna 

Matteo Orlandini, University of Bologna.

Alice Guerra, Copenhagen Business School.

Summary

This report analyses and seeks to establish whether and how, in the last twenty years, the EU member countries have adopted welfare systems that incorporate aspects of social investment.

The quantitative and comparative study focuses on social investment strategies across 28 European member […]