This publication aims to provide a theoretically and empirically grounded guide for the many people involved in social innovation: innovators, funders, policy-makers and commissioners. It draws on a growing body of research on patterns of growth, and distills its conclusions into a guide to help direct scarce resources more effectively to maximise social impact.
In and out of sync: The challenge of growing social innovations
Embracing the spirit of our founder, Michael Young, our five-year strategy, The Power of Participation, shares our vision to redesign the social contract between people, communities, state and business and shape a fairer, greener future.
Dan Farag, Director of Innovation and Practice, say meaningful solutions are led by people who’ve experienced challenges first hand.
Helen Goulden discusses The Young Foundation’s ‘Quest for the ‘S’ in ESG’ on the Turley ESG Bites podcast.
This paper was submitted to the Labour Party’s National Policy Forum (NPF) Consultation in March 2023 on the topic of empowered communities.
This report examines how FTSE 100 companies are interpreting the social dimensions of ESG, and finds a lack of measurement and commitment to social outcomes embedded in company strategies.
Innovating around established norms and processes can be tough, frustrating, exciting, and joyful all at the same time. The heritage sector is ready for the adventure.
Previewing our upcoming report, Helen Goulden looks for the ‘S’ in ESG – and asks if political and economic turbulence could knock it into the long grass?