Social enterprises worldwide have proved to be adaptable and innovative in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, with only 1% reporting permanent closure, according to a new survey. But support is needed to help those who have been hit hardest.
Inspiration and analysis for policymakers across the Asia-Pacific are provided in research published this month by GSG and UNESCAP. The aim is to boost the role of governments in catalysing impact investment in their countries.
Investment-worthy but not investment-ready – this is a common problem among start-ups all over the world. In Pakistan a new toolkit is helping to create a more supportive environment for fledgling businesses.
Awareness of the contribution that social and creative entrepreneurs can make to Pakistan’s development could be about to take off, thanks to an experiment in helping people make their business dreams a reality.
The ever-rising Covid cases in Brazil tell a tragic tale – but one indigenous community in the Amazon region is reaching an international audience with their own story, while doing their bit to keep the virus at bay.
As online shopping has surged during the pandemic, independent artists have been struggling to make sales. London studio and business incubator Cockpit Arts aims to reconnect makers with buyers with its latest project.