Lee is a freelance writer who has written about a broad spectrum of subjects including crowd funding, social media and travel for many titles including Huffington Post, Marie Claire and Square Mile. He’s also a regular food critic for West London Living and maintains Pass Me On, a project that explores where six degrees of separation leads. Exasperated by negative news stories he sought out some good news, which lead him to discover social enterprises.
The latest research into social enterprise in Malaysia describes some familiar pros and cons for social entrepreneurs. A lack of awareness about social enterprise means making money and doing good makes for uncomfortable conversations.
Nearly half of social entrepreneurs identified in new research carried out in the world’s fourth most populous country are aged between 25 and 34 years old. And it’s the creative industries where many of them focus their efforts.