Greece's devastating economic crisis catalysed a new wave of social enterprises, co-operatives and other socially-focused organisations. They are positive about their prospects for growth, but they need support, concludes new research.
With weeks to go until the UK general election, Nicky Stevenson and Helen Fitzhugh were at the Houses of Parliament to launch their new book exploring definition debates, political narratives – and the future of social enterprise.
“There will never be enough investment, so it’s our task to get as much as possible from the investment that is available and make it go further than ever before,” explains the CEO of UK-based First Ark Group.
The global social enterprise community has got off to a strong start as the first week of 2015 comes to an end – Jamaica is gearing up to host its first Social Enterprise Summit and India launches its biggest network of female social entrepreneurs.