An on-tax financing tool that catalyses private capital to cover energy efficiency building improvements. Its long-term repayment model, attached to property taxes, generates adoption incentives for homeowners.
An organisation that places professional clowns in hospitals in order to accompany children and adults during disease processes. The aim is to improve the physical, mental and social wellbeing of patients, professionals and family members.
An organisation that aims to improve young care leavers' quality of life by connecting them with volunteer mentors and support resources in various complex aspects of their adult lives, such as emotional education and financial management.
An online job platform that provides refugees with access to the labour market by connecting them with employers according to their skills and knowledge. While promoting refugee integration, it helps employers to find talent and increase diversity.
A programme that fosters personal development and social integration among vulnerable children and youth through strengthening their literacy skills, building their self-esteem and integrating community support.
An educational model that offers alternative programmes to early school leavers. Unlike mainstream schools, its flexible approach adjusts to the needs and interests of participants and involves agents in helping them re-enroll into training or work.
A non-profit organisation that uses skateboarding to engage children and youth from different backgrounds in safe educational spaces in which they can break down social barriers and develop leadership skills.
A model of production and consumption that contributes to family-based, local, seasonal and sustainable agriculture, generating a stable system for all involved actors in the food chain to participate and advance towards food sovereignty.
A pay-for-results contract between a public administration and impact investors, to finance innovative solutions to social problems. It overcomes barriers to experimentation, as the administration only repays if the intervention is successful.
The association provides high-quality, affordable homes that are environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, as well as other services and solutions to build more successful, equal, innovative, inclusive and diverse communities.
UpSocial promotes social innovation processes to respond to the need of new solutions to pressing social problems. This website seeks to meet the demand of social innovation with evidence-based initiatives from all around the world that can be adapted and adopted to solve social challenges in other local contexts.