In Indonesia, where disabled people often face discrimination, a collaborative project run by two social enterprises has supported entrepreneurial creative people with physical and mental disabilities to use their art to empower themselves.
Creative and social enterprises in Indonesia are helping to build an inclusive economy. And now, in preparation for the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development, the government has pledged to support their growth.
International social enterprise programmes can be of huge support to local pioneers, but it’s not as simple as bringing experience from one country into another, as our DICE Young Storymaker Mathilda Mallinson reports.
Asia-Pacific leaders seek to learn from each other to develop their countries' social enterprise and impact investment activities at recent meeting of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
A new wave of creative energy is helping to regenerate part of South Africa’s largest city – and a dose of inspiration and experience from people who have done the same thing in the UK’s port city of Plymouth is helping move things along.
Nurturing a community of practical, innovation-oriented academics can help education institutions achieve both prestige and social impact – and in east Asia, a new generation of ‘pracademics’ is rising to the challenge.