HOW WE WORK
OUR APPROACH TO ENACTING CHANGE
We live in an increasingly strained world where those in need consistently lose out. A new approach is needed.
We believe we need new ways of working that:
Commit to complexity
See the whole picture and actively seeks out interconnections.
Relentlessly focus on sustainable, long-term impact.
Tap into local vibrancy with a "do no harm" philosophy
Honour diversity and humility as sources of strength.
Operate with generosity through trusting relationships
Embrace curiousity and a disruptive innovation mindset
Quickly leverage a collaborative network of problem solvers
Our proven process operates at the nexus of not-for-profit, corporate, academic and charity. This multi-disciplinary and trans-sectoral approach allows us to sensitively co-create evidence based, impact driven solutions.
8) Expand Toolkit
Build and create new competencies, resources, tools and templates.
1) Needs Assessment
Conduct root cause analysis and evaluation in response to an identified need from a community our through our ecosystem
7) Idea Amplification
New ideas triggered, different approach or related challenge identified.
6) Second Pilot
Push the envelope of practical experiential learning through real-life challenges.
3) First Pilot
Mobilize value-aligned 'global' talent to quickly move to action.
Design an initial model in collaboration with local partners, civil society, academia, corporations
5) Refine and Expand
Share with clients and alliance partners attracted by pilot success.
4) Best Practices Review
Monitor and evaluation in the field with local sustainability as the goal.
ICChange is adaptive, agile, respectful, and responsive to a wide variety of needs and issues because of its innovative structure, strategies, and operating principles. As a social enterprise network, ICChange is a living, activist, collaborative ecosystem of distinct organizations that each contribute something distinctive in their niche while sharing similar values and strategic intentions.
— Don Simpson, Chief Explorer of the Renaissance Expedition
A GLOBAL INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM
The ICChange ecosystem consists of many specialized parts that contribute
distinctive skills to achieve our ambitious goals.