“We’re all neurally diverse, some of us just stand out more,” says Auticon's Garth Johnson – who's showing that hiring people on the autism spectrum is good for business. Now, he just needs to convince more employers of the “autism advantage”.
Global social enterprise movement plans to deliver statement to 2021 UN Climate Change Conference emphasising its solutions to climate change, following discussions at Social Enterprise World Forum Policy Forum this week.
Covid-19 forced last year’s Social Enterprise World Forum – one of the biggest global gatherings for social entrepreneurs – entirely online. But SEWF founder Gerry Higgins says there's still hope for some face-to-face gatherings this year.
Although this year's Social Enterprise World Forum was online-only, it didn't stop the delegates making the most of the musical finale with disco-funk legend and philanthropist Nile Rodgers. The wrap film shows the highlights.
Throwing money at a problem won't work – instead you need to invest in young people who are solving their own communities’ challenges, said disco-funk guitarist Nile Rodgers in the final session of the Social Enterprise World Forum.