StartingBloc aims at fostering a generation of leaders trained with a systems framework for understanding how each sector - public, private, and social - can work together to create a just global economy. Each year they select a cadre of young leaders to become StartingBloc Fellows. StartingBloc Fellows are trained in the most cutting edge theories and industry best practices towards sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and corporate social innovation. The 2007 Global Institute for Social Innovation event happened at London Business School, located at from July 18, 2007 – July 22, 2007.
The 2008 edition will happen in July at London Business School. From July 16th to July 20th, young leaders from across the globe will come together to attend sessions taught by leading academics, corporate innovators, social entrepreneurs, activists, and government officials.
The Global Institute for Social Innovation will be an opportunity to network with dedicated, entrepreneurial, like-minded people.
Read more : http://www.startingbloc.org/london.htm
Here are some pics from the 2007 institute...