Social innovation

HomeSearch ResultsSocial InnovationWe help our clients effectively navigate sustainable development through a process of social innovation.Next Generation’s primary focus is on social innovation, a model of innovation squarely geared towards addressing the most pressing economic, social and environmental challenges in a way that contributes to the success of the business, the environment and the communities in which it operates. Our …

7 lessons learnt during the pandemic?

Every year Next Genration publishes a research report for the grantmaking, social investment, humanitarian, philanthropy and development sector focusing on trends That is, until 2020 happened!2021 was a year of reflection – and here is what we learnt. Lesson 1: Complexity requires clear strategy Whilst 2020 required rapid responses to several issues all at once – to survive the pandemic, …

Impact driven social investment

Grantmakers, donors, philanthropists and corporate social investors can choose among a multitude of ways to apply their philanthropic resources. Some donors derive great satisfaction from supporting a few nonprofit organizations that address their areas of concern and demonstrate a solid track record. They may support the same organizations year after year, as long as they see evidence of good management …

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Reimagining A Future For Corporate Social Investment

We are entering a new world order and future blockbusters and documentaries about the past will probably refer to the eras before coronavirus (BC) and after coronavirus (AC). Whatever your worldview, it is now clear from the world’s collective experiences and expectations of the future that it will be about restructuring the economic, environmental and social order in which business, …

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Human rights management as part of a business strategy

“Formulating a specific corporate strategy on human rights and embedding this strategy in corporate policies is key to the successful integration of human rights management processes in a company. Such a strategy should provide the vision, map the means to integrate human rights and embody the business commitment to human rights. Taking a strategic position on human rights management can establish …