Jagriti Yatra is an annual train journey of discovery across India for hundreds of enterprising young people. This summer, a similar project will launch in the UK with the aim of catalysing positive change in the most deprived communities.
Vietnam is being hailed as 'Asia's next tiger' and there's a growing eco-system to support social entrepreneurs. But, Anna Patton discovers, Vietnam's youngsters are yet to be convinced that social enterprise could be a great career path.
Award-winning ethical investment co-op Shared Interest helps people to earn a living through trade. Sally Seddon talks to us about investor demographics, impact measurement and Chino, the Chilean honey producer.
The Hong Kong government is rich, but money can’t solve every social problem. A £50m fund aims to boost social entrepreneurship across the city. Anna Patton visits to examine its progress and the challenges it has faced so far.
Today in Pakistan a new report highlights how social enterprise can advance women's rights. Dr Shamshad Akhtar of the United Nations says it provides a unique opportunity to dismantle some of the barriers women face.
Social entrepreneurs in South East Asia face significant barriers to growth – and so do many small businesses owners. New research highlights how governments, investors and others can give social enterprises a better chance of taking off.
The CEO of Social Enterprise UK, Peter Holbrook, committed to being a stronger advocate for gender equality and urged others to be more transparent about power imbalances within their organisations at the launch of a new report from the British Council.