Billions of people have no access to clean drinking water, and environmental factors are to blame. This World Water Day, social enterprise Belu announces the steps it has made to reduce its carbon footprint.
Social enterprises aren’t just small and fluffy, and that shouldn’t be news to civil servants and others, says Jonathan Bland. But widespread beliefs about social enterprises’ limitations damage their ability to reach their potential.
It may be Africa’s economic powerhouse, but just beyond South Africa’s urban centres, opportunities to make a decent living rapidly tail off. A new project aims to change this with entrepreneurship and skills training.