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Center for Civil Society Studies

The Open Book of Social Innovation The Open Book of Social Innovation – part of a series on methods and issues in social innovation – is about the many ways in which people are creating new and more effective answers to the biggest challenges of our times: how to cut our carbon footprint; how to keep people healthy; how to end poverty. It describes the methods and tools for innovation being used across the world and across the different sectors – the public and private sectors, civil society and the household – and in the overlapping fields of the social economy, social entrepreneurship and social enterprise. It draws on inputs from hundreds of organisations around the world to document the many methods currently being used. In other fields, methods for innovation are well-understood. The work is the result of a major collaboration between Nesta and the Young Foundation: two organisations that are committed to the role that social innovation can play in addressing the most pressing issues facing society today.

Association of Fundraising Professionals - AFP The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people, Whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of law, Whereas it is essential to promote the development of friendly relations between nations, Whereas Member States have pledged themselves to achieve, in co-operation with the United Nations, the promotion of universal respect for and observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms, Article 1. Article 2. Article 3.

Welcome to CEGA Projects -- Stockholm 1972 - Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) -- Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, having met at Stockholm from 5 to 16 June 1972,having considered the need for a common outlook and for common principles to inspire and guide the peoples of the world in the preservation and enhancement of the human environment, Proclaims that: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Local and national governments will bear the greatest burden for large-scale environmental policy and action within their jurisdictions. The Conference calls upon Governments and peoples to exert common efforts for the preservation and improvement of the human environment, for the benefit of all the people and for their posterity. Principles States the common conviction that: Principle 1 Principle 2 Principle 3 The capacity of the earth to produce vital renewable resources must be maintained and, wherever practicable, restored or improved. Principle 4 Principle 5 Principle 6 Principle 7 Principle 8 Principle 9

TheNonProfitTimes A/res/55/2 1. We, heads of State and Government, have gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 6 to 8 September 2000, at the dawn of a new millennium, to reaffirm our faith in the Organization and its Charter as indispensable foundations of a more peaceful, prosperous and just world. 2. We recognize that, in addition to our separate responsibilities to our individual societies, we have a collective responsibility to uphold the principles of human dignity, equality and equity at the global level. 3. 4. 5. 6. • Freedom. •. • Solidarity. • Tolerance. • Respect for nature. • Shared responsibility. 7. Strategic Planning with Hoshin | The 6:8 Leader Group Hoshin planning is a process that focuses organizational efforts on the few things necessary for success. It is a planning process that allows an organization or team to plan and execute strategic, organizational breakthroughs. And it communicates all of this on a single page report. “The future should not be a vague concept and strategy should not be a monstrous task in which we take pride in complexity. Key questions you will need to ask and answer. What do we need to do? Why Hoshin Works. It is vision drivenIt aligns the entire organization around a set of common breakthroughsIt links high level objects with low level activitiesIt provides a review system that is linked to implementationIt is adaptive and self-healing Advantages of Hoshin Planning. Hoshin planning provides a process whereby everyone knows what direction to go. Step 1. This is your briefest, broadest Ends statement. Step 2. These are your strategic priorities or intent. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5. Step 6.

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