This year’s Social Innovation Summit has the theme MAKING IT BIG.
The Social Innovation Summit in Malmö brings together entrepreneurs, change agents, investors, innovators, politicians and decision makers from all sectors of the community to jointly create new solutions to major societal challenges. Over two days, the summit will identify future issues, work across sectors and jointly develop new knowledge about social innovation.
In Sweden, as the EU and in the rest of the world, time and resources are being invested in endorsing and developing social innovation, social enterprises and social entrepreneurship, which are seen as important components of achieving sustainable development and in the work with the sustainable development goals, Agenda 2030.
Social innovation contributes to solve social challenges in new ways. More and more people realize the potential in a broadened innovation perspective, which utilizes the innovation power and potential exciting in society. We see more and more good examples of social innovations that becomes through new types of collaborations – often across sectoral boundaries – that creates value for individuals, organisations and the society as a whole. Taking responsibility has become a matter of fact.
Richard Cobbett of Social Enterprise Mark CIC will take part in a panel session on 13th November looking at how certifications and legal structures can act as a driver for social innovation.