Business schools, ecosystem builders, accelerators and impact investors can all play a role in filling the 'wellbeing gap' that leaves many social entrepreneurs struggling, ashamed of failure or burnt out. Here are five places to start.
New research collates evidence from seven countries and territories in South East Asia. It reveals that a diverse range of social enterprises are trading across all sectors of economy and that women and young people are taking the lead.
International social enterprise programmes can be of huge support to local pioneers, but it’s not as simple as bringing experience from one country into another, as our DICE Young Storymaker Mathilda Mallinson reports.
Bite-sized stories this week from the impact economy around the world: ups and downs in Europe's social enterprise movement, Omidyar's latest spinout, Malaysian businesses get new accrediation, new appointments and a sad departure.
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.
Malaysian government invests £0.5m to transform delivery of social services and boost its social economy. The developments have been inspired by other countries, including the UK, Thailand and South Korea.