The Young Foundation, led by CEO Baroness Glenys Thornton, challenges the political parties and parliamentary candidates to ask themselves these key questions on inequalities when writing their manifestos.
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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.
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.
With a formidable track record of confronting inequality, the Young Foundation has spearheaded trailblazing work across the UK and internationally to create insight and innovations which put people at the heart of social change.
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
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
Ken Pickering, Outreach Worker for Communities Can in Torbay, and Tatevik Sargsyan, project lead, consider the potential for improving support for smaller community organisations.
Research Assistant, Hannah Rich, explores how social innovation can be transformative for rural areas.
Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Co-operatives UK blogs about Humanity at Work, our latest research report, on MONDRAGON Corporation, the world’s largest industrial cooperative association.