Dorthe pedersen SI-Summit

Social Innovation Summit took place on November 14-15 at Malmö and brought together social entrepreneurs, businesses, investors, politicians and decision makers from all sectors. During the summit, '100 Social Innovations' book has been launched. The book highlights the successful examples of social innovation in Sweden and includes the work of some of the Ashoka Fellows, such as Idrott Utan Gränser, Cykling Utan Ålder and Mitt Liv

Around this year's theme creating value, speakers from different sectors explained how they approach the most pressing sustainability challenges within their work from carbon emissions to social integration. Ashoka community was well-represented at the summit where founders of Cycling Without Age Dorthe Pedersen and Ashoka Fellow Ole Kassow were keynote speakers. Ashoka Fellow, founder of Idrott Utan Gränser Admir Lukacevic, Ashoka Support Network member, CEO of Antrop Katarina Walter and director of Specialisterne Foundation Henrik Thomsen were among the speakers. You can read more about the event and the concept of social innovation on Dagens Nyheter. More photos here.

This article was originally published on 21 November 2017
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