Posts Tagged "Social Business City"

Social Business Lab Pistoia: a new organization to develop social business in Pistoia

Posted on Dec 17, 2015

Social Business Lab Pistoia: a new organization to develop social business in Pistoia

On the 1th of January 2016 the Social Business Lab Pistoia will officially start its activity. This new organization, created through a partnership between “Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e Pescia” and “Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce”, aims to increase the creation and diffusion of social business activities in Pistoia. Social Businesses provide winning and alternative solutions to social and environmental problems . The organization will provide , consultancies, seminars, technical support and training on social business in Pistoia. The Social Business Lab will continue the...

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Social Business Cities @ the SenseCamp, Brussels 5th – 6th September 2015

Posted on Aug 27, 2015

Social Business Cities @ the SenseCamp, Brussels 5th – 6th September 2015

Enrico Testi will talk about Social Business Cities at the SenseCamp that will be held in Brussels on September the 5th and the 6th, organized by MakeSense . Tony Meloto of Gawad Kalinga will be the main speaker of the Sense Camp. A SenseCamp is a 2-day “unconference” event dedicated to social innovation, gathering 200-300 participants from all over Europe with inspiring speakers, creativity workshops, entrepreneurs pitches and much...

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From Australia to Pistoia. The visit of Professor Pradeep Kumar Ray to Pistoia Social Business City Program.

Posted on Dec 23, 2014

From Australia to Pistoia. The visit of Professor Pradeep Kumar Ray to Pistoia Social Business City Program.

December 19th took place the visit of Professor  Pradeep Kumar Ray to the city of Pistoia. He is a founder member of Yunus Social Business Centre at the University of New South Wales in Australia, a Centre that promotes the concept of Social Business as a way to tackle social or environmental problems. In Pistoia Professor Pradeep visited some local Social Businesses, such as Giardineria Italiana, a social cooperative created in 1999 by the entrepreneur Andrea Mati that provides services to the maintenance of high quality gardens. Professor Pradeep was in Pistoia with the Yunus Social...

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Internship position at YSBC

Posted on Mar 18, 2013

Internship position at YSBC

Students from the University of Florence have the opportunity to undertake an internship at ARCO Lab and Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence. There is the possibility to receive academic credits (CFU). This internship is particularly recommended for students from the Department of Economics, Political Sciences and Law interested in research and consultancy in the field of social sciences, third sector, local development, social business and social innovation. The intern will be involved in a lot of activities, such as: local, national and European projects planning;...

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Young and social business: become active agents of change

Posted on Oct 31, 2012

Young and social business: become active agents of change

“Young and social business: become active agents of change”  is a project supported by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio Pistoia e Pescia and Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce Onlus within the program “Pistoia prima Social Business City in Italia”. It wants to provide to young students attending the third, the fourth and the fifth years of secondary schools in the Province of Pistoia a new formative experience about the concepts of Social Entrepreneurship and Social Business. The students that will be involved into the project are about 260 of 6 secondary schools of the Province. The staff of...

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