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Bridging the SDGs: Citizens towards Sustainable Development

Bridging the SDGs: Citizens towards Sustainable Development

Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere, Scotland We're pleased to be partnering with Insights US on an exciting new project aimed at generating action-led advice from citizens, to

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Opening Access (OASIIS) for Innovate4Climate

Opening Access (OASIIS) for Innovate4Climate

BARCELONA, 24-25 May 2017. This week the innovate4climate summit takes place in Barcelona and we will be joining the event. Innovate4climate aims at addressing the Paris Agreement calling for global

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Engaging Community Assets to tackle Social Isolation

Engaging Community Assets to tackle Social Isolation

In recent years there has been an increased interest and awareness about the issue of social isolation and loneliness.  At the end of last year Voluntary Health Scotland published a briefing paper

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Social Enterprise – Unlocking Potential

Social Enterprise – Unlocking Potential

Last week the Scottish Government published the new 'Building a Sustainable Social Enterprise Sector in Scotland - Action Plan 2017-20'  which includes a £3million investment for social

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OASIIS Launch!

OASIIS Launch!

Today we are launching the OASIIS platform – Opening Access to Sustainable Independent Income Streams. The OASIIS showcases the real and positive impact of local sustainable businesses. OASIIS

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4th World Conference on Biosphere Reserves

4th World Conference on Biosphere Reserves

Today the 4th World Conference for Biosphere Reserves on ‘A new vision for the Decade 2016-2025 – UNESCO Biosphere Reserves for Sustainable Development’ starts in Lima, Peru. At this four day

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6th Social Capital World Forum

6th Social Capital World Forum

Learning Villages: Connecting City and Citizens What is a Learning Village Based on the successful ‘test drive’ of the idea of Learning Villages at the 5th Social Capital World Forum in 2013

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Social Enterprise and Biosphere Reserve Event in Scotland – Featured BR: Galloway & Southern Ayrshire

Social Enterprise and Biosphere Reserve Event in Scotland – Featured BR: Galloway & Southern Ayrshire

Galloway and Southern Ayrshire BiosphereToday we are kicking of our Social Enterprise and Biosphere Reserve event in Scotland. As we mentioned in our first article,  this event is hosted by

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Social Enterprise and Biosphere Reserve Event in Scotland – Featured BR: Lake Vänern

Social Enterprise and Biosphere Reserve Event in Scotland – Featured BR: Lake Vänern

Lake Vänern Archipelago Biosphere Reserve, SwedenAs part of our Social Enterprise and Biosphere Reserve Event in Scotland at the end of the month, we are featuring some of the attendees biosphere

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Social Enterprise and Biosphere Reserves Event in Scotland II

Social Enterprise and Biosphere Reserves Event in Scotland II

Towards a World MAB Social Enterprise Strategy (2016-2025) SCOTLAND, as announced a few weeks ago Assist Social Capital will be hosting a conference on social enterprise and biosphere reserves at the

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