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How to make water out of thin air?

  Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we will profile the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social...

A new definition for worker bees

  Social entrepreneurs never stop innovating to change the world. In this new series we will profile the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, the flagship event of the EIB Institute, organised yearly to reward Europe’s best social...

Webinar “Business and human rights”

    The notion of business sustainability changed forever when new forms of modern slavery within the supply chains of well-known multinationals became public. Nowadays, to embed human rights due diligence throughout a company's value chain is considered a fundamental...

Digital Literacy Bootcamp is back!

The Digital Literacy Bootcamp is back! Every Tuesday at 11:00 CEST starting 8 September until 13 October, microfinance specialists can join a webinar and learn about indispensable digital solutions for microfinance institutions (MFIs). The sessions will be dedicated...

SIT Alumni showcased at EVPA conference 2020

How have innovative impact ventures responded to the challenges of COVID-19? On 22 September, from 15:30 to 16:30, eight SIT Alumni will present their innovative solutions online at the annual conference of the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA),...

Beating loneliness with a new friend

In today's story of the new series on how Social Innovation Tournament Alumni have continued creating impact under lock down, learn how 1Toit2Ages, a Belgian-based company, expects the elderly house-sharing business to thrive beyond COVID-19 crisis. Read the story...

What to do if your child is out of shape

In today's story of the new series on how Social Innovation Tournament Alumni have continued creating impact under lock down, learn how Fit for Kids, a Danish-based company, child obesity fitness programme goes online during the COVID-19 crisis to help families and...

What to do with old pills?

In today's story of the new series on how Social Innovation Tournament Alumni have continued creating impact under lock down, learn how GivMed, a Greek-based company, is working hard during COVID-19 pandemic on its recycled medication programme to keep expensive...

Relief for anxiety online

In today's story of the new series on how Social Innovation Tournament Alumni have continued creating impact under lock down, learn how MyMind, an Irish mental healthcare provider sees a big rise in anxiety during the pandemic. Its response to the coronavirus: online...

One minute warning for epilepsy

  In today's story of the new series on how Social Innovation Tournament Alumni have continued creating impact under lock down, learn how Spanish company MJN Seras' seizure brain monitor delivers early warning of attacks. Read the story here and follow the link...

Shopping for the planet

  In today's story of the new series on how Social Innovation Tournament Alumni have continued creating impact under lock down, learn how goodbag encourages shoppers to protect the planet by making it possible for retailers to join its high-tech environmental...