26 Sep '11, 6pm

Social Innovation: Solving the Society's Most Stubborn Problems

Social Innovation: Solving the Society's Most Stubborn Problems Social innovation essentially means developing innovative solutions to some of the most intractable problems facing the society, such as poverty, unemployment and a sustainable environment. Less than a decade ago, social innovation was a term largely unheard of. However, today it is the buzzword that everyone from politicians to businessmen to young college goers, are keen to use as an answer to the world's thorniest problems. The thrust of social innovation is on social entrepreneurship. It strives to arrive at solutions that are entrepreneurial, self-sufficient and economically progressive. Rather than relying on the traditional nonprofit model of financial aid and donations, social innovation promotes responsible ideas that produce profits along with generating maximum benefit for the maximum number of peop...

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