This event was in partnership with University of Oxford and brought together policymakers, public sector commissioners, social finance and social impact investment entities to think about how public and social innovation can be used to create a more inclusive economy.
In the last decade, governments worldwide have explored how social innovation can tackle some of the most complex societal challenges. Meanwhile, a substantial body of research has explored how European and UK policy can foster social innovation to address structural inequality and marginalisation. Drawing from this emerging evidence base, this event shared the lessons learned to support central and local government to capitalise on the opportunities that social innovation presents.
In the afternoon, a practical workshop session explored: