Archives for 2024

Institutionalising Innovation – 3rd Peer-reviewed paper published

We are delighted to see our third peer-reviewed paper accepted and published by the prestigious Global Health Science and Practice, a journal that focusses on real world implementation and the ‘how’ of implementation. Having written on this blog so extensively about our work over the years this is exactly the gap in our narrative we […]

The first Clear Solutions newsletter is out

I’m excited to pass on Clear Solutions‘ first newsletter. They’ve only been going for 4 months and they’ve got lots to report. If you’d like to receive your own copy in future (as we will not be re-publishing them here), please subscribe by going to their website and clicking on the Newsletter link. January 2024 […]

The ColaLife Approach gets the academic treatment

We are pleased to draw attention to this paper: Social Entrepreneurs as Ecosystem Catalysts: The Dynamics of Forming and Withdrawing from a Self-Sustaining Ecosystem. Featuring exclusively ColaLife’s work, it was published yesterday (9-Feb-2024) in the Journal of Management Studies. We thank the authors: Paulo Savaget, Pinar Ozcan and Tyrone Pitsis. We are especially indebted to […]

PI Global ColaLife Reunion at the Young V&A

It was a great pleasure for Jane and me to meet up with our friends from PI Global yesterday (14-Mar-2024) for a coffee and a long chat at the Young V&A. Since it opened last year the Young V&A has been exhibiting the original Kit Yamoyo nestling in a Coca-Cola crate. ColaLife’s relationship with PI […]

Over and Out – ColaLife’s final blog post

Children of George Compound, Lusaka, Zambia. Image credit: Laurence Wilbraham This is the 800th and final ColaLife blog post. We have been telling our story here for nearly 16 years! The website will stay for historic interest and the full blog archive – a blow-by-blow account of the ups and downs, by month, is here: […]