"I wish that Pakistan would become what it once was in the 50s and 60s." Ashoka fellow Qurat-Ul-Ain Bakhtiari explains why shaking up Pakistan's education system and empowering its young people is key to a more peaceful future.
"Countries that have gender equality are the best off in the world" – eBay pioneer and philanthropist Jeff Skoll talks about his beliefs in a rare, personal interview at the opening ceremony of the 2015 Skoll World Forum for social entrepreneurs.
From an insight into social investment activity in South Asia and the launch of a new UK charity retail bond, to UKIP's mysterious charitable donation and Russell Brand's social enterprise, here's our weekly innovation digest.
The 2015 European Commission Social Innovation Competition launched this week and aims to find the best business ideas to tackle the most pressing issues in Europe – ageing populations, climate change and more.