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What	
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Why	
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How	
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Social	
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United Way Central Alberta Presentation: Tim Draimin on Social Innovation (12 March, 2015)
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Presenting in partnership with United Way Central Alberta in Red Deer, SiG National Executive Director, Tim Draimin, explores social innovation: what it is, why it is important, and the opportunity for Alberta to become a social innovation leader.

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United Way Central Alberta Presentation: Tim Draimin on Social Innovation (12 March, 2015)

  1. 1. SOCIAL  INNOVATION       What  is  it?   Why  is  it  important?   What  is  Alberta’s  opportunity?   M A R C H   2 0 1 5   Tim  Draimin     Red  Deer   March  12,  2015  
  2. 2. EvoluJon  of  SiG  Partners   2   SiG  NATIONAL  PLATFORM  SUPPORT  
  3. 3. 01   Societal  change  &  social   innovaJon  
  4. 4. HMS  Temeraire:  moving  from  one  era  to  another   4  
  5. 5. 5   When  we  hear  ‘innovaJon’  what  do  we  imagine?  
  6. 6. Today,  we  have  aging  systems  under  siege   6  
  7. 7. Macleans.ca   c/o  Amnesty.ca   c/o  Jessica-­‐Art   Entrenching  complex  problems   7  
  8. 8. I  think  what  connects  the  challenge  for   business,  the  challenge  for  government  and  the   challenge  for  communi?es  now,  is  both  simple   and  difficult.       We  know  our  socie?es  have  to  radically  change.       We  know  we  can’t  go  back  to  where  we  were   before.     Geoff  Mulgan   Chief  Execu?ve,  NESTA  
  9. 9. 9   ShiTing  beyond  the  ‘charity’  mindset   NEED|INADEQUATE|BURDEN   à   OPPORTUNE|STRENGTH|CHANGE   SYMPTOMS   à   SOLUTIONS   FUNDRAISING   à   FINANCING   PROJECTS   à   PLATFORMS   NECESSITY   à   EMPATHY  +  LOVE  +  NECESSITY   INCREMENTAL  CHANGE   à   SYSTEMS  CHANGE   MIN  COSTS   à   TRUE  COSTS  
  10. 10. InnovaJons  that  are  both   social  in  their  ends  and  in   their  means… simultaneously  meet   social  needs  &  create   new  social  relaJonships   and  collaboraJons   –  Open  Book  of  S.I.   DefiniJons  of  Social  InnovaJon   Any  iniJaJve  (product,  process,  program,  projects  or  plaborm)  that   challenges  and,  overJme,  contributes  to  changing  the  defining  rouJnes,   resource  and  authority  flows  or  beliefs  of  the  broader  social  system  in  which   it  is  introduced.  Successful  social  innovaJons  have  durability,  scale  and   transformaJve  impact  –  Frances  Westley   Social  innovaJon  is  both  a  desJnaJon  —  the   resoluJon  of  complex  social  &  environmental   challenges  —  and  a  journey  —  devising  new   approaches  that  engage  all  stakeholders,   leveraging  their  competencies  and  creaJvity   to  design  novel  soluJons   –  Tim  Brodhead   The  process  of   designing,  developing   and  growing  new  ideas   that  work  to  meet   pressing  unmet  needs     –  Social  InnovaJon   Exchange   New  ideas  that  resolve   exisJng  social,  cultural,   economic  and   environmental   challenges  for  the   benefit  of  people  and   planet   –  Centre  for  Social   InnovaJon   Seeing  things  differently   and  imagining  that  which   could  be.  It  is  about  asking   quesJons  of  ourselves   and  our  insJtuJons  and   wondering  whether  we   can  do  bejer   –  BC  Social  InnovaJon   Council   SOCIAL     INNOVATION   10   New  ideas  that   meet  unmet  needs   –  Geoff  Mulgan  
  11. 11. IN  THE  CONTEXT  OF  CHANGING  THE  SYSTEM   DYNAMICS  THAT  CREATED  THE  PROBLEM  IN  THE   FIRST  PLACE,  A  SOCIAL  INNOVATION  IS:       Any  iniJaJve  (product,  process,  program,  project,   principles  or  plaborm)  that  challenges  and,  over   Jme,  contributes  to  posiJvely  changing  the   defining  rou?nes,  resource  and  authority  flows  or   beliefs  of  the  broader  social  system  in  which  it  is   introduced.   SiG’s  DefiniJon  of  Social  InnovaJon   11  
  12. 12. ConnecJng  “Social”  Ideas  &  Concepts   SOCIAL    INNOVATION   SOCIAL     FINANCE   SOCIAL     ENTERPRISE   CORPORATE     SOCIAL  INNOVATION   SOCIAL     ENTREPRENEURSHIP   SOCIAL     INNOVATION  LABS   SOCIAL     PARTNERSHIPS   PosiJve   Social   Change   12  
  13. 13.     BCE   1700s   1800s   1900s   1970s   2000s   2012/13   First  Lending  Library   Benjamin  Franklin     1731   InvenJon  of   Money   3000  BC   Scaled  Public   Libraries  by   Andrew  Carnegie   Social  Safety   Net  by  Ojo   Von  Bismarck   Canada’s  Bi-­‐NaJonal   RepresentaJve  Democracy  by   Louis-­‐Hippolyte  LaFontaine  &   Robert  Baldwin     Women’s   InsJtute   1897   Thomas   Edison’s  1st   Lab     1876   Microfinance     Muhammad  Yunus   Human  Rights     Movement   Florence     NighJngale  &   Nursing   Shared  Value   by  Michael   Porter   Launches     Resilient     Capital   Corporate   Social   InnovaJon   The  rise  of  social  innovaJon     13   RDSP   Sangudo   Opportunity   Development   CooperaJve    
  14. 14. DisrupJve  innovaJon  creates  cycles  of  change     MID  1970s   MICROFINANCE   BOTTOM  OF     THE  PYRAMID   FINANCIAL   INCLUSION   SOCIAL     BUSINESS   1998   EARLY  2000s   2011   14  
  15. 15. Scanning  the  horizon   15   DEMENTIA  FRIENDS  learn  about  what  it's  like  to  live  with  demenJa     2005:  JAPAN  LAUNCHES  “DEMENTIA  SUPPORTERS”     NOW:  3+  MILLION  SUPPORTERS  TRAINED     And  turn  that  understanding  into  acJon  -­‐  www.demen?afriends.org.uk   2013:  UK  LAUNCHES  “DEMENTIA  FRIENDS”     NOW:  1+  MILLION  FRIENDS  TRAINED     Canada  gets  on  board  too..  
  16. 16.     MICRO   SMALL  SCALE/COMMUNITY   KAIZEN/INCREMENTAL   MACRO   WHOLE  SYSTEM  CHANGE   TRI-­‐SECTOR  DISRUPTIVE   MESO   MID  SCALE   CROSS-­‐SECTOR   JANE’S   WALK   LOCAL   SOCENT   FOOD   BANKS   -­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐   LOCAL   HUBS   S.O.D.C   -­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐   C-­‐BONDS   JUMP   MATH   -­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐   SVX   -­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐    ENP-­‐AB   PATHWAYS   FOR   EDUCATION   -­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐   COUNTER-­‐ PARTS   SEF   ALBERTA   -­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐   VENTURE   FUND   CENTRE   FOR   NATURAL   CARE   RDSP   -­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐   MICRO-­‐ FINANCE   CIVIC   ACTION     LAB   -­‐-­‐-­‐-­‐    THRIVE     B  Y    5   SOCIAL  INNOVATIONS  GROUPED  ALONG  THE  SPECTRUM     SoluJon  InnovaJon  Spectrum       18  
  17. 17. From:   Al  Etmanski,  IMPACT:  SIX  PATTERNS  TO  SPREAD  YOUR  SOCIAL  INNOVATION  (2015).     Six  Pajerns  to  Spread  Your  Social  InnovaJon   1.  Think  and  Act  Like  a  Movement     2.  Create  a  Container  for  Your  Content     3.  Set  the  Table  for  Allies,  Adversaries  and   Strangers   4.  Mobilize  Your  Economic  Power     5.  Advocate  with  Empathy     6.  'Who'  is  More  Important  than  'How’   19  
  18. 18. From:   Al  Etmanski,  IMPACT:  SIX  PATTERNS  TO  SPREAD  YOUR  SOCIAL  INNOVATION  (2015).     Six  Pajerns  to  Spread  Your  Social  InnovaJon   1.  Think  and  Act  Like  a  Movement     2.  Create  a  Container  for  Your  Content     3.  Set  the  Table  for  Allies,  Adversaries  and   Strangers   4.  Mobilize  Your  Economic  Power     5.  Advocate  with  Empathy     6.  'Who'  is  More  Important  than  'How’   20  
  19. 19. Culture  shiT:  it  can  happen…   21   C/O  the  Atlan?c  
  20. 20. Culture  shiT:  it  can  happen…   22  
  21. 21. 02   The  nature  of  innovaJon   in  the  social  sector  
  22. 22. Private  sector  innovaJon  model     24   Two  students  develop  an  idea  at  Stanford.  They  move   into  a  garage…Google  is  born.       Google  illustrates  one  private  sector  innovaJon  model:       1.  Create  a  start-­‐up.   2.  Create  project  teams  on  big  ideas:  computerized  eyewear,  driverless   cars,  etc.   3.  Let  individual  staff  members  dedicate  20%  of  their  Jme  to  an   approved  project  or  idea.   4.  Buy  upstarts  –  178  companies  bought:  Gizmo5,  YouTube,  Waze,   Zagat,  Motorola.  
  23. 23. Community  sector  innovaJon  model     25   What  is  the  social  sector  innovaJon   model?  History  points  to:       1.  Building  from  iniJaJves  started  by  the  faith   community,  labour  associaJons,  co-­‐ops   2.  IniJaJves  of  passionate  amateurs,  people   personally  driven  to  tackle  a  problem  and   most  oTen  building  an  organizaJon  around   their  work   3.  Building  from  public  sector  innovaJon  (e.g.   New  Deal  expands  social  programs)     New  Trends:   1.  Dedicated  innovaJon  teams  or  programs   2.  Social  change  labs,  social  innovaJon  labs…   3.  Social  InnovaJon  Camps  
  24. 24. How  much  is  Canada’s  social  impact  spending?   26   CANADA’s  public  social   spend:   17%  of  GDP  (2014)     “Social  Expenditure  -­‐  Aggregated  data,”  OECD  StatExtracts     *Incl.  UniversiJes,  Colleges  &  Hospitals   Federal  R&D  spend  (2014)   est.  $5.8  billion     What  is  the  social  sector’s   innovaJon  budget?   What  is  the  social  sector’s   innovaJon  approach?   Nonprofit  sector*   accounts  for:   7.1%  of  GDP  (2009)     “Satellite  Account  of  Nonprofit  Ins?tu?ons  and  Volunteering”(2009),   Sta?s?cs  Canada  via  Imagine  Canada   Alberta’s  Human   Services  Spending:   $4  billion   “Human  Services  Annual  Report  (Volume  1):  2013-­‐14,”  Department  of   Human  Services,  Alberta  Government  
  25. 25. 27   How  innovaJon  happens?   The  bees  and  the  trees  
  26. 26. Social  InnovaJon  Labs   28   C/O  TACSI  Radical  Redesign/  Family  by  Family  Report  
  27. 27. CollecJve  Impact:  FSG’s  Framework   THE  FIVE  CONDITIONS  OF  COLLECTIVE  IMPACT   COMMON  AGENDA   SHARED  MEASUREMENT   MUTUALLY  REINFORCING  ACTIVITIES   CONTINUOUS  COMMUNICATION                  BACKBONE  SUPPORT   29  
  28. 28. CollecJve  Impact:  Vibrant  CommuniJes  Canada     30  
  29. 29. 03   Social  Enterprise  &   Blended  Value  
  30. 30. A  business  operated  by  a  non-­‐profit  organizaJon  for  the  dual   purposes  of:     •  GeneraJng  income     •  Achieving  a  social,  cultural  or  environmental  aim                   Social  enterprise  models…   •  Enable  greater  resiliency  and  independence  within  the  non-­‐ profit  sector   •  Help  organizaJons  stabilize  and  diversify  their  funding  base   while  enhancing  their  programs  or  services   •  Offer  business  models  for  scaling  social  impact   Social  Enterprise  (Non-­‐Profit)     32  
  31. 31. Social  Enterprise  (All)     33   “Social  enterprise  is  defined  as  any  organiza?on  or   business  that  uses  market-­‐oriented  produc?on  and  sale   of  goods  and/or  services  to  pursue  a  public  benefit   mission.”         This  covers  many  organiza?onal  forms:   •  enterprising  chari?es   •  non-­‐profits   •  co-­‐opera?ves   •  social  purpose  businesses                                                 ―  Canadian  Task  Force  on  Social  Finance  
  32. 32. OperaJonal   Charity   On-­‐mission   Enterprising   Arm  of  a   Charity   Enterprising   Non-­‐Profit   Co-­‐OperaJves   Social   Purpose   Business   Socially   Responsible   Business   Business   Giving  a   PorJon  of   Profits  to   Charity   Pure   Commercial   Enterprise   SOCIAL  IMPACT   FINANCIAL  RETURNS  BLENDED   NON-­‐PROFIT   FOR-­‐PROFIT      Social  and  financial  return  conJnuum       34  
  33. 33. What  is  a  social  entrepreneur?       35   "Social  entrepreneurs  idenJfy   resources  where  people  only  see   problems.       They  view  the  villagers  as  the   soluJon,  not  the  passive   beneficiary.       They  begin  with  the  assumpJon  of   competence  and  unleash   resources  in  the  communiJes   they're  serving.”       From:  David  Bornstein,  How  to  Change   the  World.  Oxford  University  Press,   2004.    
  34. 34. What  is  a  social  entrepreneur?   “Social  entrepreneurs  are  not  content  just  to  give  a   fish  or  teach  how  to  fish.  They  will  not  rest  unJl  they   have  revoluJonized  the  fishing  industry.”     -­‐  Bill  Drayton,  Founder  of  Ashoka             36  
  35. 35. Centre for Impact InvestingSocial  Finance       37  
  36. 36. An  evoluJon  of  corporaJon  social  innovaJon         38  
  37. 37. An  evoluJon  of  corporaJon  social  innovaJon         39         THE  "TRIPLE  BOTTOM  LINE”  –   A  CONCEPT  COINED  BY  JOHN   ELKINGTON  IN  HIS  1994  BOOK     CANNIBALS  WITH  FORKS       REDEFINING  ‘SUCCESS’  IN   BUSINESS     110+  IN  CANADA     2006:  B-­‐LAB  FOUNDED   NOW:  1,200  IN  28  COUNTRIES     FOUNDED  IN  2008.     BREAKTHROUGH  CAPITALISM       DRIVING  COMPANIES  TO   ENGAGE  WITH  NEED  TO   REFRAME  GLOBAL  ECONOMY             SiG,  KPMG,  VOLANS,  WITH  SUPPORT  FROM   MaRS,  PUBLISH  A  CSI  REPORT  IN  SPRING  2014               FALL  2014:  LAUNCH  OF  PUBLIC   DRAFT  1.0  OF  FUTURE-­‐FIT   BUSINESS  BENCHMARK     PERPETUAL  NO  HARM/NET  GOOD       2011:  MICHAEL  PORTER  &  MARK  KRAMER   WRITE…   "CREATING  SHARED  VALUE:   REDEFINING  CAPITALISM  &  THE  ROLE  OF  THE   CORPORATION  IN  SOCIETY”  (SSIR)  
  38. 38. HOW  CAN  WE  COLLABORATE  TO  NURTURE  AN  ECOSYSTEM   WHERE  SOCIAL  INNOVATION  THRIVES?  
  39. 39. QUEBEC   §  Social  Economy:  Le   ChanJer   §  Public  Engagement:   InsJtut  du  Nouveau   Monde   §  Santropol  Roulant  Inc.   §  Exeko   BRITISH  COLUMBIA   §  Advisory  Council  on  SI   §  New  hybrid  legislaJon:  Community   ContribuJon  Company   §  First  SI  Govt  Ministry  in  the  Americas:   Ministry  of  Social  Development  &  Social   InnovaJon   §  BCPSI  +  HUBCAP   §  Social  InnovaJon  Week  Vancouver   ONTARIO   §  Canada’s  first  tri-­‐ministerial  SI   Summit   §  1st  Provincial  Policy  Wiki   §  Partnership  Project  2.0   §  NPO  legislaJon  for  earned  income   §  MaRS  SoluJons  Lab  hosts  global   Labs  for  Systems  Change   MANITOBA   §  Community  enterprise  tax   incenJves   §  Winnipeg  Boldness  Project   §  Simplifying  rules  for   government  funding  of  NPOs     NOVA  SCOTIA   §  New  Community  Interest   Company  hybrid   §  Community  enterprise  tax   incenJves  -­‐  CEDIF   §  Tackling  barriers  to  social   finance  for  NPOs   §  SIBs   FEDERAL  INITIATIVES   §  PCO  InnovaJon  Hub   –  DesJnaJon  2020   §  Call  for  proposals:   Social  Finance  |  SIBS   §  Ministerial  Advisory   Council  on  SI   §  Grand  Challenges   Canada     NATIONAL  INITIATIVES   §  Counterparts  Gathering   §  Vibrant  CommuniJes   §  McConnell  FoundaJon’s  SIF   §  Social  InnovaJon  GeneraJon   §  Innoweave   §  WISIR  Graduate  SI  Diploma   §  ENP   ALBERTA   §  CiJzen  AcJon  Lab   §  Thrive  by  Five   §  Banff  Centre  Social   InnovaJon  Residency   §  SEWF  2013  &  SEF  2013   in  Calgary   §  SEF-­‐Venture  FUND   §  Alberta  SI  Network   §  Sheldon  Kennedy  Cntr   NEWFOUNDLAND  &   LABRADOR   Canada’s  1st  Government   Department  Built  on   Partnership  Brokering  
  40. 40. GeneraJve  networks  for  system  change   42   Part 1 of a Guide to Network Evaluation Framing Paper: The State of Network Evaluation Network Impact and Center for Evaluation Innovation July 2014
  41. 41. Exploring  the  Alberta  ecosystem…   43   DYNAMIC  MUNICIPAL-­‐COMMUNITY  LEADERSHIP   SANGUDO   OPPORTUNITY   DEVELOPMENT   COOPERATIVE     SOCIAL   INNOVATION     RESIDENCY         24,800  NPVS  ORGANIZATIONS  (600  CO-­‐OPS)     APPROX  8/10  ALBERTANS  VOLUNTEER  
  42. 42. 44   Nurturing  an  ecosystem  for  social  innovaJon   Collabora?on  is  the   human  face  of  systems   thinking  –  Peter  Senge   COLLABORATION   Silicon  Valley  is  not  a  place;  it's  a   mindset.  The  Valley's  ecosystem  is  fueled   by  culture,  connec?vity,  and  crea?vity    –  Victor  W.  Hwang   MINDSET   LEADERSHIP   Whatever  your  vision  or  passion  for  the  future…take  the  road   less  travelled  by  way  of  systems  entrepreneurship  because,  as   Robert  Frost  said,  we  will  look  back  years  from  now  and  know   “that  has  made  all  the  difference”  –  Hamoon  Ekh?ari   Social  innova?ons  not  only   emerge  from  rela?onships,  but   also  thrive  and  endure  in   rela?onships  –  Al  Etmanski   BRIDGING  SOCIAL  CAPITAL    
  43. 43. The  missing  piece?  A  network  as  the  ‘keystone’   45   “The  traits  of  a  keystone  –  the  abiliJes  to  bring   disparate  people  together,  to  exercise   persuasion  over  them,  and  to  give  them  a   common  agenda  for  mutual  benefit.       Like  a  honeybee  connecJng  ecosystems  that   are  miles  apart,  the  power  of  a  keystone  is  that   she  makes  the  whole  so  much  greater  than  the   sum  of  its  parts.”     –  Victor  W.  Hwang  and  Greg  Horowim,  The  Rainforest:  The   Secret  to  Building  the  Next  Silicon  Valley  (2012)  
  44. 44. Call  to  acJon:  build  a  social  innovaJon  network     46   A  plaborm  for:   •  CollaboraJng  with  new  partners  (and  unusual  suspects)     •  ExperimentaJon  and  iteraJon   •  Strategy  development   •  Raising  the  profile  of  the  field     •  AjracJng  new  resources  for  tackling  complex  problems   •  Reducing  the  costs  of  innovaJon   •  Enhancing  reciprocity  and  social  capital   •  Leaping  by  learning  and  sharing  knowledge/insight   •  Spreading  successful  social  innovaJons   •  Unlocking  new  value   •  Accessing  peer  mentors       VALUE  PROPOSITION    
  45. 45. 47   VALUE  PROPOSITION     By  joining  and  parJcipaJng  in   new  networks  collaboraJng   for  social  impact,   changemakers  gain  access  to   new  ideas,  new  approaches   and  new  resources  for  social   change.     They  can  use  their  network   parJcipaJon  as  a  powerful   way  to  bridge  new  ideas  into   their  work.   Call  to  acJon:  build  a  social  innovaJon  network     BC  SOCIAL     INNOVATION  COUNCIL    
  46. 46. Networks  can  accelerate  learning…       48   Genng  to  Maybe:  How   the  World  Is  Changed   IN A WORLD OF UNPREDICTABLE CHANGE, WHAT CANADA NEEDS MOST IS RESILIENCE THE J. W. MCCONNELL F A M I L Y F O U N D A T I O N
  47. 47. Networks  can  accelerate  learning…     49   WEBSITES   www.sigeneraJon.ca   sigknowledgehub.com   nesta.org.uk   innoweave.ca   diytoolkit.org   rockefellerfoundaJon.org   EVENTS  
  48. 48. ]Next  steps?       HOW  IS  YOUR  ORGANIZATION  TAKING  ADVANTAGE  OF   SOCIAL  INNOVATION?   50   •  Are  there  social  innovaJon  tools  and   approaches  that  could  strengthen  your  impact?   •  What  are  you  doing  well?  What  are  your  assets,   your  strengths?   •  What  educaJonal  and  support  resources  does   Alberta  boast  that  could  help  your  work?   •  Are  there  addiJonal  financial  resources  to  be   tapped  by  shiTing  financial  thinking?     •  Are  there  potenJal  partners  who  could  assist   your  impact  strategies?  
  49. 49. Thank  you   Tim  Draimin   Social  InnovaJon  GeneraJon   www.sigeneraJon.ca   www.sigknowledgehub.com   www.socialfinance.ca     04   Thanks  to  my  SiG  colleagues,  especially  Kelsey  Spitz.  

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