This section will try to promote discussions on hybrid form of cooperation and partnership among different stakeholders with particular attention to the role of corporate sector in promoting good practices and benchmarks in delivering of products for the society and citizenry. This section also will include new forms of creating social values like social entrepreneurship, venture philanthropy. What is social business? What is social entrepreneurship? How can all these models co-exist and create synergies?
Moreover the section will cover also issues related to CSR not just to be intended as charity action from corporate sector but rather as a new way of acting responsibly while carrying out the core business of any for profit entity, will be also discussed and analyzed.

Next Generation Nepal's "Wisdom Wednesdays"

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Wisdom Wednesdays is an innovative program of talks run by Next Generation Nepal and its partners about ethical volunteering. Our expert speakers work in international development, responsible tourism, child rights, volunteering, and diplomatic missions

European Social Innovation Competition: Integrated Future 2016

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he 2016 Social Innovation Competition focuses on social innovation for refugees and migrants. The 3 winners of the competition will each receive a prize of €50,000. The competition is open for entries until 8 April

Philantropy or Social Investment? (From the Piooner Post)

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Georgina Symons-Jones at CAF Venturesome considers whether social investment, philanthropy or something in between is the best way to give.

The School for Social Entrepreneurs India opens ( Press Release)

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Exciting news for budding social entrepreneurs in India. Finally one of the most renown institution to promote social enterprise has open a branch in India. Will be Nepal next?


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Development Impact & You is a toolkit with 30 tested tool on how to "how to invent, adopt or adapt ideas that can deliver better results". The toolkit was designed by NESTA, the British charity promoting social innovation in partnership with Quicksand and STBY with the support of Rockefeller Foundation.

NGN's Widsom Wednesdays: A Series of Talks on Child Rights and Ethical Volunteering

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Next Generation Nepal is running a series of talks and discussions, by child rights activists and ethical tourism experts, on ethical tourism and volunteering in Nepal. They are being held most Wednesdays at 5pm in Paddy Foley's Irish Pub and Restaurant, opposite Kathmandu Guest House, Thamel. Starting at 5:00pm and running until 6:30pm. They are FREE!!! Please join us!!!


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A Medieval-Modern Awareness Informs An Essential Social Practice: Interview with Manoj Giri (Chairman, Alternative Volunteer)

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Sharing4good Interview Series 2015 | Alternative Volunteer -

Rising Voices: An outreach initiative of Global Voices [Crowd-based Activism + Advocacy]

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'Rising Voices, an outreach initiative of Global Voices, aims to help bring new voices from new communities and speaking new languages to the global conversation by providing resources and funding to local groups reaching out to underrepresented communities.Founded in 2004 by a group of pioneering international bloggers, Global Voices aggregates, curates, and amplifies the global conversation online – shining light on places and people other media often ignore.

The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World by Kishore Mahbubani [Book Recommendation]

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"The twenty-first century has seen a rise in the global middle class that brings an unprecedented convergence of interests and perceptions, cultures and values. Kishore Mahbubani is optimistic. We are creating a new global civilization. Eighty-eight percent of the world's population outside the West is rising to Western living standards, and sharing Western aspirations. Yet Mahbubani, one of the most perceptive global commentators, also warns that a new global order needs new policies and attitudes.