The Hong Kong government is rich, but money can’t solve every social problem. A £50m fund aims to boost social entrepreneurship across the city. Anna Patton visits to examine its progress and the challenges it has faced so far.
Today in Pakistan a new report highlights how social enterprise can advance women's rights. Dr Shamshad Akhtar of the United Nations says it provides a unique opportunity to dismantle some of the barriers women face.
4,661 social enterprise jobs have been created or saved because of support offered by 12 specialist responsible finance providers in the UK throughout 2017, finds a new report. Yet lenders need access to more funds.
Social entrepreneurs in South East Asia face significant barriers to growth – and so do many small businesses owners. New research highlights how governments, investors and others can give social enterprises a better chance of taking off.