One of the best, most passionate and clear-headed expositions of what social innovation could and should be as a movement for deep change in practice and institutions.
“The shared impulse of all versions and understandings of social innovation is the effort to design initiatives in a particular part of society – an organisation, a practice or an area of activity –that signal a promising path of wider social change even as they meet a pressing need….
Humanity, however, seethes, churns and searches, everywhere generating a multitude of small -scale experiments from which larger changes might begin. The world chafes, restless, under the dictatorship of no alternatives. Let this restless world find an unexpected ally in the social innovation movement.”