Generating Social Innovation Robin Murray, Julie Caulier-Grice, Geoff Mulgan
The Project Methods of public and social innovation Methods, tools, platforms, ideas Wiki architecture (C. Alexander)
3 aspects of approach: Social economy as a hybrid economy (the sphere of the economy directed at social needs and aspirations not adequately met by the market) Dynamic not static (Schumpeter not Smith) Multi-dimensional innovation
Innovation in spheres of social economy and inter-relationships
Innovation in organisations of social economy
Innovations in the process of social innovation
Transformative social innovations
Architecture for the analysis of social innovation Social Economy Catalysts & Drivers Process of social innovation Transformative social innovations
I. The Social Economy Public Economy Grant Economy Social Market Household Economy Connections within & between countries Means of exchange Social movements Information Organisations & ownership Finance Grant relationships Grant giving Project generation Mission driven investment Packages of support Governance & accountability Public Finance Labour & public labour contract Organisational forms Metrics and assessment Circuit of information tax budgeting accountability exchange medium public investment The new mutualism
Private market & civil economy State & civil economy Regulatory, fiscal & legal conditions Platforms & tools Finance Grants Procurement Investment Enabling household innovation Co-production Reclaiming space Valorising time Support Economy Interface I Interface II Interface III
II. Catalysts and Drivers Inside Innovators Professional Collaboratives Independent Innovators Brokers & Intermediaries
III. The Process of Social Innovation Diagnosis, design & development Sustaining innovation Scaling & diffusion Systematic innovations triggers & inspiration problem identification & diagnosis imagining solutions trial & error
IV. Transformative Social Innovation Social movements as innovators Health Elder care Social housing Education Urban innovation Transformed public services Markets for the marginalised Environmental innovation Criminal justice
Pioneered in Italy in the late 1980s, works to defend biodiversity in food supply, spread taste education and connect producers of excellent foods with co-producers.
The Slow Food Manifesto argues against the industrialisation and globalisation of food production and sets out practical vision toward ensuring that food and agriculture become more socially and ecologically sustainable, more accessible, and toward putting food quality, food safety and public health above corporate profits.
Food is a human right
Decentralised agriculture is efficient and productive
Imperative to protect biodiversity and ecosystem health
Growing the food movement: the ecology of a social innovation
Sustain Sustain advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, promote equity and enrich society and culture. Sustain represents 100 national public interest organisations working at international, national, regional and local level.
The Good Food Box Top quality, ethically sourced food which is sent directly to a food-packing centre to then be distributed directly to consumers http://www.foodshare.net/goodfoodbox01.htm
Japan has a very large and well developed consumer co-operative movement with over 11 million members.
Co-op Kobe in the Hyogo Prefecture is the largest retail cooperative in the Japan, with over 1.2 million members.
Approximately 1 in 5 of all Japanese households belongs to a local retail co-op and 90% of all co-op members are women.
A particular strength of Japanese consumer co-ops in recent years has been the growth of community supported agriculture (Teikei) where fresh produce is sent direct to consumers from producers without going through the market.
Photo : http://snarkmarket.com/blog/snarkives/snarkpolicy/mime_control/ Photo : http://www.magis.iteso.mx/023/023_ergosum_antanas.htm http://www.bogotalab.com/articles/images/edge/Mockus.jpg Situationism at the crossroads: directing the traffic in Bogota
Established in 1978, San Patrignano is the largest drug rehabilitation community in the world. Social innovation through extending the household: drug rehabilitation in San Patrignano It welcomes young men and women with drug abuse problems completely free of charge. All photos from:http://www.sanpatrignano.org/?q=node/5063
From waste to resources: zero waste as a frame for rethinking economic and social processes
Social movement for zero waste
Development of new collection and processing systems
Involvement in community and householder participation
FAIRTRADE Sales – £492 million in the UK 15% of UK bananas 7 million people - farmers, workers and their families in 58 countries. Over 3,000 products from coffees to flowers are Fairtrade certified.
Low carbon housing and the diffusion of practice The Beddington Zero Energy Development, or BedZED, is the UK’s largest eco-village and is one of the most coherent examples of sustainable living in the UK.