Various nations in the EU and North America see social innovation as one of their governments’ important policy issues that will help to resolve complicated social problems.
In South Korea there have also been innovative attempts to resolve social problems.
Korean society, along with Seoul, have just begun to make social innovations. These efforts, which mainly have the aim of resolving social problems, can be seen in society’s civil roles, social enterprises, and community businesses.
Seoul explores its social innovation agenda by doing the following things: analyzing domestic and overseas cases of social innovation efforts;interviewing experts from various areas; contacting diverse channels such as the relevant departments, bureaus, and divisions; and receiving proposals from citizens.