Learn

Learn. Checkout courses and training modules on inclusive innovation and related topics.


Showing 287 collections
Untitled

Design Thinking: A Culture of Innovation books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Many organisations are jumping on the design thinking bandwagon, but, as Sean Koh tells us, the method requires substance and not just form.

Untitled

Reconnecting the Non-Profit Organisation with its Beneficiaries books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Different stakeholder interests may cause non-profit organisations to lose sight of the real needs of their beneficiaries. Sharifah Mohamed sho...

Untitled

Impact Investing: Will Hype Stall its Emergence as an Asset Class? books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

From when it was first coined five years ago, “impact investing” has now become more mainstream for traditional investors. However, Philo Alto ...

Untitled

The Promise of Impact Investing books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Charitable foundations have traditionally provided for the needy and marginalised where governments and markets have failed. In the face of inc...

Untitled

Every Business a Social Business: Fantasy or Destiny? books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Business as usual is no longer enough, Ka Kui Tse insists. Corporations should be prepared to transition into social businesses or cease to be ...

Untitled

Enterprise, Not Aid, for Social Change books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

A wind of change is blowing through the world of aid and philanthropy. The old formula of aid and compassion doesn’t work anymore. In its place...

Untitled

Bringing Bottom of the Pyramid Markets and Consumers into the Economic Mainstream books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Governments and markets have failed to adequately serve the four billion consumers at the bottom of the economic pyramid (BOP). Al Hammond expl...

Untitled

Getting the Foundations Right: The Social Protection Floor Initiative books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

For a serious shot at reducing poverty, Braema Mathi urges societies, especially those in Asia, to implement the Social Protection Floor Initia...

Untitled

Sense and Sustainability books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Like the proverbial chicken and egg, climate change and sustainability are inextricably linked; it is impossible to decide which comes first, b...

Untitled

The Arts as a Social Cause books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

The arts may be quietly making waves, says Felicia Low, but much more can be done to support the movement and effect real change.

Untitled

The Future of Singapore’s Civil Society books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Civil society activists are now in open disagreement with citizens and sometimes, other civil society groups. Gillian Koh and Debbie Soon...

Untitled

Social Incubators - A Place for Changemakers to Call Home books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

While business incubators are an integral component of the start up ecosystem - by providing a space between the ideation stage and the point where...

Untitled

Bottoms Up books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Who says those on top will always remain up there? Jack Sim believes the day will come when the bottom will rise, if we will only help them to.

Screen shot 2014 07 10 at 2.25.11 pm

OF SPATIAL AND MINDSET CHANGE books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Amidst the gloom of the growing environmental crisis and unmet social needs, one man refuses to admit defeat. After 50 years advocating in civil ...

Screen shot 2014 07 10 at 2.30.42 pm

FINDING THE HUMAN IN SOCIETY books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Prior to the Singaporean General Elections in May 2011, not many had heard of Vincent Wijeysingha, executive director of TWC2. By the time he’d...

Screen shot 2014 07 10 at 2.57.23 pm

Towards Rio 2012 And Collaborative Governance For Sustainable Development books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Since the global Earth Summit in 1992, non-governmental organisations and businesses have made some strides towards sustainable development, bu...

Screen shot 2014 07 10 at 3.01.27 pm

The Promise of Social Impact Bonds books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

A financial tool from Wall Street is being adapted in the social market to nurture early interventions and incentivise capital flow. As John Lode...

Screen shot 2014 07 10 at 3.12.29 pm

Improving Lives in the Base of Pyramid, Profitably books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Stefan Jacob and Pin Kwok challenge Southeast Asian companies to consider the rewards, and risks, of entering the Base of the Pyramid market.

Screen shot 2014 07 10 at 3.16.58 pm

The Demand and Supply of Sensibility books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

A new order is emerging and John Elkington believes that this won’t come from conducting business as usual.

Screen shot 2014 07 10 at 3.23.01 pm

Celebrity Philanthropy: Reassessing Fame For Civil Society books

By: Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Oranutt Narapruet argues for the support and enabling of philanthropy efforts by stars.