Two common refrains – hoping for the day when “every business is a social enterprise”, and claiming that social entrepreneurship “is a verb, not a noun” – sound positive. In fact, they hold us back from true progress, says the Trico Charitable Foundation boss.
How do you cater for a growing urban population while protecting the planet? Insights from a resource-strapped mayor in Mozambique, a conservation champion in Canada, and a Polish municipality that’s involving kindergartens to reach net zero.
Catalyst 2030 network mobilises some 1,000 organisations worldwide to sign open letter calling for end to short-term funding focused on symptoms, as network’s Systemic Change Awards go to SAP, European Commission and more.
More than 100 members of international social enterprise community sign open letter urging ministers to reconsider decision to defund SENScot, saying timing "couldn't be any worse" and that SENScot is an example of international best practice.
“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”.
Most corporate employees believe they could help their firm have more positive impact – yet three-quarters say that's unlikely to happen soon. A gloomy outlook? Not necessarily – especially with growing support for intrapreneurs.