News and Views

  • How Indigenomics reframes economic and social value through an Indigenous lens

    First Nations communities in Canada have long been excluded from decisions that determine their future. A different lens can help build reconciliation – and the modern Indigenous economy, says Carol Anne Hilton of the Indigenomics Institute. 

  • Makesense: The platform that sparks citizen solidarity – and how it's skyrocketing since Covid

    STARS OF SEWF2020: Makesense co-founder Christian Vanizette on growing its weekly volunteer base from 50 to 1,000 under Covid – and why the Social Enterprise World Forum is a chance to ‘recharge each other’s batteries of hope’.

  • Spain sets out its ‘Road to Impact’

    Spain's impact investment community celebrates first anniversary of GSG membership with plan of action to grow impact investment economy during its Camino al Impacto event.

  • Putting family first: How we’re working with whanau to improve Maori wellbeing

    New Zealand’s Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency aims to improve the lives of Maori by embedding indigenous and cultural principles into modern-day social value approaches, while keeping whanau (the family unit) and wellbeing at the centre.

  • Eco-Cycle: The green pioneer born in an old school bus

    STARS OF SEWF2020: Kate Bailey of Colorado's Eco-Cycle on the 1970s neighbourhood action that has become one of the world’s largest recycling nonprofits – and the "tremendous opportunity" the sector offers to social enterprises today.

  • Tech's crucial role in supporting UK workers – and how your ideas can play a part

    Wanted: great ideas from innovative organisations, charities and tech companies keen to help more vulnerable workers in their jobs and finances – Nesta’s £2.8m Rapid Recovery Challenge opens for applications this week.