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Social Innovation Dictionary – Social Housing

Housing provided for people on low incomes or with particular needs by government agencies or non-profit organizations. (OXFORD DICTIONARIES) The level of democracy and social equity of a country can be assessed and measured in different ways and fields, but there is one area that is probably more important than others in ensuring a good [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Social Innovation Dictionary|0 Comments

Social Innovation Dictionary – Fair Trade

noun: trade between companies in developed countries and producers in developing countries in which fair prices are paid to the producers (OXFORD DICTIONARIES). It is well known that “the richest 20 percent of the world's population consume 86 percent of the world's resources while the poorest 80 percent consume just 14 percent” (UN Development Program). [...]

By | October 30th, 2017|General, Social Innovation Dictionary|0 Comments

Social Innovation Dictionary – Smart Cities

The world is always more Urban. The United Nations has estimated that between 2015 and 2050 the world population will increase by 32% (from 7,2 to 9,7 billion inhabitants), while the urban population will increase by 63% (from 3,9 to 6,3 billion inhabitants). The urban question is one of the main points to develop our [...]

By | September 4th, 2017|Social Innovation Dictionary|0 Comments

Social Innovation Dictionary – What is Social Innovation?

Hello readers!! We have decided to create a section called 'Social Innovation Dictionary' to explain the most commonly used expressions in this area. Therefore, let's explain in today's dictionary the title itself: What is Social Innovation? In general, Social Innovation is developing and promoting solutions to existing problems within a society. In fact, there are many [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Social Innovation Dictionary|0 Comments