The latest research into social enterprise in Malaysia describes some familiar pros and cons for social entrepreneurs. A lack of awareness about social enterprise means making money and doing good makes for uncomfortable conversations.
Nearly half of social entrepreneurs identified in new research carried out in the world’s fourth most populous country are aged between 25 and 34 years old. And it’s the creative industries where many of them focus their efforts.
Greece's devastating economic crisis catalysed a new wave of social enterprises, co-operatives and other socially-focused organisations. They are positive about their prospects for growth, but they need support, concludes new research.
The Philippines has a fast-growing economy, but poverty remains entrenched. New research reveals thousands of social enterprises are successfully tackling social problems, but more needs to be done for the sector to really fly.