Funded by the EU and SAP, €0.5m initiative aims to facilitate partnerships between big businesses and social enterprises across the continent, with backing of 23 founding partners including SEWF and Yunus Social Business.
Second edition of European Social Enterprise Monitor flags that partnerships for social procurement between social enterprises and conventional corporations present “large opportunity for the transformation of the sector”.
In the first few days of Ukraine’s defence of its country against Russia, the country’s social entrepreneurs have mobilised their networks and skills. We speak to one of them as she directs urgent support for refugees from her home in Kyiv.
Majority of young changemakers juggle additional professional commitments to make a living, new research finds. Plus, six in 10 have experienced burnout, with even higher rates among women and people from marginalised groups.
Euclid Network’s list, announced today, celebrates 100 changemakers with “outstanding leadership skills and commitment”, whose work is inspiring others while helping create a fairer and greener economy.
Social enterprises worldwide have proved to be adaptable and innovative in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, with only 1% reporting permanent closure, according to a new survey. But support is needed to help those who have been hit hardest.
Those pushing impact investing need to address three key questions if it is to fulfil its potential. This week the University of Heidelberg’s Gorgi Krlev asks: why does Europe seem to be left behind – and does it matter?