SOCAP Virtual: How a new type of ‘pay-for-success’ deal is giving job-seekers the skills to fill vacant positions – and proving an attractive proposition for impact investors and training providers alike.
Employee ownership is a win-win for businesses and workers alike, so why hasn’t there been more uptake? The founder of Social Capital Partners in Canada, Bill Young, on the barriers – and possible solutions.
STARS OF SEWF2020: Rona Glynn-McDonald is a proud Kaytetye woman who, as a director at YLab and founder of the nonprofit Common Ground, is flipping the power dynamic when it comes to influencing change.
First Nations communities in Canada have long been excluded from decisions that determine their future. A different lens can help build reconciliation – and the modern Indigenous economy, says Carol Anne Hilton of the Indigenomics Institute.
STARS OF SEWF2020: Makesense co-founder Christian Vanizette on growing its weekly volunteer base from 50 to 1,000 under Covid – and why the Social Enterprise World Forum is a chance to ‘recharge each other’s batteries of hope’.
New Zealand’s Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency aims to improve the lives of Maori by embedding indigenous and cultural principles into modern-day social value approaches, while keeping whanau (the family unit) and wellbeing at the centre.
STARS OF SEWF2020: Kate Bailey of Colorado's Eco-Cycle on the 1970s neighbourhood action that has become one of the world’s largest recycling nonprofits – and the "tremendous opportunity" the sector offers to social enterprises today.
Wanted: great ideas from innovative organisations, charities and tech companies keen to help more vulnerable workers in their jobs and finances – Nesta’s £2.8m Rapid Recovery Challenge opens for applications this week.
The founder of Free Your Mind CIC, which provides counselling and therapy to young people who've experienced domestic violence, on how the Covid-19 lockdown affected her day-to-day work – and her own mental health.