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Insights on Innovation – lessons for the not-for-profit sector

June 2015

Wrigleys were delighted to have the opportunity to contribute an essay to this report commissioned by ActionAid and New Philanthropy Capital (NPC)

Insights on innovation features some of the biggest names within the voluntary sector, each sharing their insights into how the sector could be strengthened through a bolder, more innovative approach.

In her essay, Sylvie Nunn of Wrigleys considers the legal considerations for charities investing in innovation.


Insights on Innovation


Hasha Kalcatcha is a member of the Borana tribe in Rapsu, Kenya, where it can rain
just once a year. Using mobile phones and solar chargers provided by ActionAid,
farmers check market prices and choose when to harvest and sell their produce.
This project received the Innovation Award at the 2012 Technology 4 Good Awards.

Photo: Piers Benatar/Panos Pictures/ActionAid


Other contributors include: charities such as Oxfam and Women’s Aid; umbrella bodies such as NCVO; funders such as the Jamie Oliver Foundation and the King Baudouin Foundation; new social enterprises such as Clearly So; and public and private sector organisations such as the BBC, Capita, DFID and the Charity Commission.

The report is available via New Philanthropy Capital's website here or ActionAid's website here


Sylvie Nunn View Biography

Sylvie Nunn


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