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Phase for Expressions of Interest for Social Impact Bonds Launched

Laboratório de Investimento Social

“Portugal Inovação Social launches the phase for Expressions of Interest for Social Impact Bonds (…) happening from the 22nd of September to the 13th of October.” Portugal Inovação Social launches the phase for Expressions of Interest for Social Impact Bonds (SIBs), happening…

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Portugal is invited to integrate the Global Social Impact Investment Steering Group

Laboratório de Investimento Social

“Portugal was one of the five countries invited to integrate the Global Social Impact Investment Steering Group (GSG), (…) countries considered innovators in the area of social investment.” Portugal was one of the five countries invited to integrate the Global Social…

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SIWF’15 videos are available online

Joana Cruz Ferreira

For those who could not join us in Lisbon, nor watch it live, the support team of Social Innovation World Forum’15 is happy to announce that the event was recorded and so that it can now be watched online. The…

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Social Innovation World Forum em Lisboa

Joana Cruz Ferreira

A primeira edição do Social Innovation World Forum terá lugar nos dias 25 e 26 de Junho, na Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, em Lisboa.     A edição de 2015 deste fórum tem como tema “Investimento social: uma agenda para 2020”,…

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Capacity building models – What are they and what works best?

Fiona O'Driscoll

Organisational capacity is a range of interrelated components that give an organisation the ability to perform effectively – to do the right things in the best way to achieve their mission – and capacity building is activities and/or actions put…

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Academia de Código Júnior faz capa de novo site de empreendedorismo (Only available in Portuguese)

Joana Cruz Ferreira

Estás up? é o mote da nova plataforma de empreendedorismo que foi lançada com o primeiro Título de Impacto Social português na capa. A BETup é a mais recente plataforma de empreendedorismo, em Portugal. A revista digital, ou plataforma, pretende…

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Non-cognitive skills – Why so important?

Sara Guerreiro de Sousa

“Numerous instances can be cited of people with high IQs who fail to achieve success in life because they lacked self-discipline and of people with low IQs who succeeded by virtue of persistence, reliability and self-discipline” by Heckman & Rubinstein…

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O Desemprego Jovem em Portugal (Only available in Portuguese)

Joana Cruz Ferreira

“(…) De acordo com dados de 2011 do Eurofound, um NEEF português (não empregados, não estudantes, e que não estão em formação) custa em média €8.610 por ano ao Estado, o que representa um total de €2.690 milhões por ano.”…

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O Custo Económico da Diabetes (Portuguese version only)

Joana Cruz Ferreira

De acordo com a mais recente publicação do Observatório Nacional da Diabestes, estima-se que a diabetes custe ao estado português cerca de 1,7 mil milhões de euros, por ano. No entanto, estes valores apenas contabilizam os custos da doença na…

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Capacity Building for Social Impact in Portugal’s Social Sector Organisations

Fiona O'Driscoll

The need for capacity building in social organisations to increase their impact readiness was the key subject for Impetus Private Equity Foundation’s 2014 report to the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce called “Building the Capacity for Impact”. This report is the starting point…

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