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African expert hails continent’s first social and solidarity economy strategy for acknowledging those social entrepreneurs who are most isolated from policymakers, but most connected with their communities, at SEWF Policy Forum.
Social innovators were celebrated and corporates committed to work with social enterprises – but as the rich and powerful gathered in Davos, Oxfam shared a dark picture of rising inequality and called for a wealth tax.
“We’re all neurally diverse, some of us just stand out more,” says Auticon's Garth Johnson – who's showing that hiring people on the autism spectrum is good for business. Now, he just needs to convince more employers of the “autism advantage”.
Covid-19 forced last year’s Social Enterprise World Forum – one of the biggest global gatherings for social entrepreneurs – entirely online. But SEWF founder Gerry Higgins says there's still hope for some face-to-face gatherings this year.
Although this year's Social Enterprise World Forum was online-only, it didn't stop the delegates making the most of the musical finale with disco-funk legend and philanthropist Nile Rodgers. The wrap film shows the highlights.
STARS OF SEWF2020: Rona Glynn-McDonald is a proud Kaytetye woman who, as a director at YLab and founder of the nonprofit Common Ground, is flipping the power dynamic when it comes to influencing change.