• Neuroscience: the key to unlocking employee potential?

    Author and neuroscientist Dr Paul Zak tells the Saïd Business School that truly responsible business leaders think of their employees as volunteers and explains how to create the optimum working environment.

  • Top 10 guilt-free Christmas present ideas

    Here's our pick of some of the best social Christmas gifts – from silk scarves that support disadvantanged crafts people in India to leather footballs produced by a sub-Saharan social enterprise. 

  • Under scrutiny: Cliff Prior on profit with purpose

    Profit with purpose – a dangerous shift away from the carefully nurtured social economy or the future for social entrepreneurs looking for investment as they try to break into the market?

  • Order your copy of The Social Entrepreneur's A-Z here

    The Social Entrepreneur's A-Z is the brilliant new book from Liam Black, with a foreword by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus.

Winter walk

#25 Social innovator's weekly round-up

Danish social entrepreneurs explore the idea of a start-up island, Scotland's community sport sector recieves a bonus in time for Christmas and the gender wage gap debate heats up in the UK.

Christmas presents

Top 10 guilt-free Christmas present ideas

Here's our pick of some of the best social Christmas gifts – from silk scarves that support disadvantanged crafts people in India to leather footballs produced by a sub-Saharan social enterprise. 

Christmas decorations

#24 Social innovator's weekly round-up

Academics in Bangladesh call for policy guidelines around corporate social responsibility, the US government invest in 25 Asian social enterprises and in the UK David Cameron chimes in on social enterprise success in the north.