• Letter to my granddaughter: "My darling girl – I miss our early, early breakfasts"

    It’s got to be a busy time for Big White Wall, the purpose-driven mental health enterprise offering online support for millions of people suffering anxiety and depression. But for its chair Liam Black, the global existential crisis we’re facing is expressed much closer to home…

  • Tips on managing through a crisis from the ‘Emergency Room’ doctors of impact

    Since 2012 Open Road Alliance has been stepping in to help when nonprofits and social enterprises hit unexpected roadblocks. We heard their tips on finding your way through uncertainty.

  • 'This moment is making leaders of people' - Alex Smith, The Cares Family

    How do you lead through times of upheaval and huge uncertainty? Alex Smith, founder and CEO of The Cares Family in the UK, on emergency fundraising, facing down imposter syndrome and why long-term priorities remain unchanged.

  • To help women entrepreneurs in Pakistan, it pays to think BIG

    Running a business in rural Pakistan isn’t easy – and for women, it’s even harder. But an initiative combining blockchain solutions and skills training is helping to break down barriers.

  • ‘Extraordinary leaders’ of five social ventures take home 2020 Skoll Awards – and $1.5m each

    The Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship today recognise leaders of five organisations demonstrating ‘outsized impact’. Find out which five names – from 700 nominations – made the cut.

  • Halting human contact: how social enterprises are rethinking their business models during Covid-19

    With more and more people living in lockdown, social enterprises working directly with vulnerable people are having to dramatically rethink how they work. We find out how three of them are adapting to a new situation.