5 Twitter Accounts to follow for Social Innovation

5 Twitter Accounts to follow for Social Innovation

20 January 2015

If you are trying to keep up to date with everything that is happening in the fast moving world of Social Innovation, here are some of the best Twitter accounts to follow.

Social Innovation Camp@SICamp 

SI Camp promotes Tech for Good around the world and their Twitter account has over 6,000 followers keeping up to date with their events, solutions and progress. Social Innovation Camp offers innovation programmes for technology-based social ventures, including @bg_ventures.

They work on problems like healthcare and ageing, education and employment, and the sustainability of the environment and local communities and aim to design technology led solutions to tackle the challenges.Social Innovation Camp started in the UK. Now it’s springing up across the globe with each version of Social Innovation Camp unique and run locally, with support from the UK team. 

The Young Foundation@the_young_fdn 

The Young Foundation is at the heart of harnessing the power of social innovation to tackle inequality. The Young Foundation is working to create a more equal and just society, where each individual can be fulfilled in their own terms.

This organisation works with the public and private sectors and civil society to empower people to lead happier and more meaningful lives. You can keep up to date with their work by following their Twitter account.


Social Innovation Europe@SIEurope_SIE 

Social Innovation Europe is a Europe-wide community which brings social innovators together across sectors and borders. This has been established by the European commission, and they produce reports, reviews and events which are designed to highlight the need for advances in the area of digital social innovation.

You can also track some of their work and debates using the hashtags #socinn #europe.


Development Trusts NI@devtrustsni  

Development Trusts NI is a member led network of community enterprise practitioners whose aim is to have a successful development trust in every community that wants one. Development Trusts NI is a member-led organisation with a board of directors drawn from its membership and a small staff team.

They are committed to remaining small at the centre, preferring to utilise the strengths and skills of their members to help deliver the development work of the organisation. You can keep up to date with the work of this organisation by following their Twitter account.

Holywell Trust@HolywellT

Holywell Trust is a community development/relations organisation based in Derry/Londonderry. It was formed in the late summer of 1988. Its formation came from the perceived need for an organisation which would encourage risk taking and stimulate creativity in the work of community development and Community Development & Peace Building in the North West.

The Trust’s main areas of concern have been in encouraging healthy working relationships, both personal and cross-community, and in facilitating community development & peace building work.

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