In partnership with the British Council, we explore social enterprise across the world, take a look at the opportunities and challenges in policy and practice – and shine a light on some of the leading examples of social innovation.
Many Jamaican social enterprises are helping reduce crime by supporting young people to pursue their passions and get good jobs. Two trailblazing social entrepreneurs tell us about their successes and the challenges that they still face.
The elite will never help the poor, believes Pakistan’s famous architect Yasmin Lari, so she has spearheaded a project to train beggars to become skilled craftspeople enabling them to earn their own living.
Designers in one of Brazil’s largest favelas are celebrating diversity, upcycling used fabrics and drawing inspiration from local history – and their creative influence has even spread across the Atlantic.
Ethical water brand Belu is one of the UK's biggest and best-known social enterprises. But it’s time for its ambitious – sometimes impatient – boss to step down. Karen Lynch reflects on a decade of risk-taking, frustrations and sparkling success.
Three sisters fleeing the war in Syria are among those who have learned new handicraft skills through a UN-run project, and who are now selling their wares via social enterprise Yadawee. Our DICE Young Storymaker Nour Ibrahim reports from Cairo.
Two organisations have teamed up to help the residents of Melkhoutfontein upcycle waste into sought-after products – helping them generate an income, clean up the environment, and even tap into a part-forgotten cultural heritage.