Social investors are starting to look beyond ‘fancy-pants bankers’, and welcoming more people with first-hand experience at charities or social enterprises on to their investment committees. It sounds simple, but for some organisations it’s a big shift.
Diversity of thought “deeply changes the world”, says the social entrepreneur and SE100 keynote speaker. But we will miss out on innovations if we don't make it our business to listen out for those with different life experiences.
Many funds are now looking to back underrepresented founders or those tackling diversity issues. How can entrepreneurs catch the eye of such investors, and develop a business with inclusion at its core?
Social enterprises need to go beyond their comfort zone and actively involve grassroots groups in their work. Bayile Adeoti and Bayo Adelaja share tips on how to get started in our latest WISE Ways to Lead webinar.
Almost every employer on the planet now claims to be an equal opportunities employer, but in reality that’s rarely the case. So how does someone wanting to build a more inclusive workplace put their words into action?
Global leads on diversity, equity and inclusion – including from eBay and Bad Robot – tell the Ashoka Changemaker Summit that no-one is an expert and learning from diverse groups and people's lived experiences is the only path ahead.
Your workforce can make or break your effectiveness as a social impact organisation. So how do you build your very own A-team? Expert tips for smart hiring strategies – and some common pitfalls to avoid.
Amsterdam Impact wants to make impact entrepreneurship the default way to do business – which means getting investors on board. Find out how the city is betting on collaboration over competition to spark more deals.