The transition to sustainable business models, if done properly, requires letting go of so much that it is actually a form of grief, writes Amina Ahmad. How, then, do we support business leaders through discomfort and loss?
Burnout, stress and long hours have become the norm for employees, but social businesses can do it differently, writes Year Here fellow Emily Horton – who has seen first-hand that prioritising workers’ wellbeing is entirely possible.
Provocative content, thoughtful set-up of spaces, and balancing constant improvement with consistent delivery: eight mantras for designing social innovation programmes, drawn from experience at Year Here and beyond.
Bite-sized news from the impact economy: Australia’s social investment market reviewed, Social Enterprise Academy arrives in Egypt, UnLtd backs 12 new ventures. Plus, Nick Hurd joins Access foundation, and opportunities for social entrepreneurs.
Brazil’s coastal city Rio de Janeiro might seem worlds apart from the UK’s London borough of Hackney. But on a recent visit, three Brazilian visitors are inspired by British women's work in social enterprise.
Social entrepreneurs may acknowledge there’s a crisis unfolding, but that doesn’t mean there’s a clear path ahead for how they should respond. Are they falling short – or does the responsibility lie elsewhere?