A massive open online course (Mooc) has inspired thousands of people around the world to start up their own social enterprises. We discover how this online training programme has had such a global impact.
Many Jamaican social enterprises are helping reduce crime by supporting young people to pursue their passions and get good jobs. Two trailblazing social entrepreneurs tell us about their successes and the challenges that they still face.
The elite will never help the poor, believes Pakistan’s famous architect Yasmeen Lari, so she has spearheaded a project to train beggars to become skilled craftspeople enabling them to earn their own living.
Designers in one of Brazil’s largest favelas are celebrating diversity, upcycling used fabrics and drawing inspiration from local history – and their creative influence has even spread across the Atlantic.
Ethical water brand Belu is one of the UK's biggest and best-known social enterprises. But it’s time for its ambitious – sometimes impatient – boss to step down. Karen Lynch reflects on a decade of risk-taking, frustrations and sparkling success.
Andrea Gamson, co-founder of _SocialStarters and WISE100 Women’s Champion award-winner, on surviving the 2004 tsunami, booking in ‘monk days’ for her mental health, and plugging the skills gap in social enterprise.
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.