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Publication

Humanity at Work – MONDRAGON, a social innovation ecosystem case study

Print date: March 2017

Authors: Dr Charlotte Heales, Dr Mary Hodgson, Hannah Rich

Print date: March 2017

Authors: Dr Charlotte Heales, Dr Mary Hodgson, Hannah Rich

Our new research report on the MONDRAGON Corporation, the largest industrial Co-operative in the world, explores it as a social innovation ecosystem, a highly successful and competitive way of transforming people’s lives for the better through shared ownership.

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Realising Ambition Programme Insights: Issue 8

Print date: March 2017

Print date: March 2017

Realising Ambition is delighted to announce the launch of its eighth insight paper considering the realistic costs of delivering high-quality services for children and young people.

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The Young Foundation reveals a new way to reimagine our economy through a trailblazing model of economic and social equality.

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Date: 5 April 2017

Date: 5 April 2017

Young Foundation research launched on 5th April on the Mondragon Corporation reveals a large global business owned by its workers delivering economic and social equality by combining success in the marketplace with social benefit. Mondragon, the world’s largest worker-led cooperatives association with annual revenues of over €12 billion (equivalent to those of Kellogg’s and Visa),… → Read More

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‘Communities Can’ demonstrates how capacity building programmes can help strengthen small organizations.

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Date: 21 March 2017

Date: 21 March 2017

Community organisations possess a deep understanding of the needs of their communities and demonstrate great persistence and resilience in addressing these needs. However, they can face a lack of access to development. Communities Can, a 2-year pilot to test how best to provide organisational development support for small community groups, set out to demonstrate how… → Read More

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