On A Level results day, we look at the relation between HEIs and social innovation. Are we witnessing an increase in students who expect - or demand - high ethical standards and an interest in social impact from their institution?
Sultan Hamidullah Atar recently negotiated with Isis as the Marawi City crisis continues. Practising conflict resolution in the Philippines, he explains how such services are social enterprises – provided by civil society and used by the community.
The earthquake that hit Christchurch in New Zealand in 2011 was devastating. It was followed by government intervention that limited community involvment. But now social enterprise is contributing to a more inclusive future for the city.
Will changes proposed by the Department of Transport put community transport operators out of business? Or is this a huge opportunity for social enterprises to compete fairly against purely commercial bus operators?