First-time social entrepreneurs “get way too worried” about some things, says the University of Maryland's Jim Kucher. Five things to drop from your to-do list – and some others you need to prioritise instead.
Impact assets still fall far short of today's pressing social needs. We need a major mindset shift in impact investing – and we need to trust our unstoppable social entrepreneurs to do what they do best.
Social innovators were celebrated and corporates committed to work with social enterprises – but as the rich and powerful gathered in Davos, Oxfam shared a dark picture of rising inequality and called for a wealth tax.
Catalyst 2030 network mobilises some 1,000 organisations worldwide to sign open letter calling for end to short-term funding focused on symptoms, as network’s Systemic Change Awards go to SAP, European Commission and more.
Boss of communications giant Edelman tells social innovators of Catalyst 2030 that civil society organisations have done a “poor job of positioning themselves” and rely on outdated PR methods – insufficient in an age of distrust.
A global study led by Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation and launched at the World Economic Forum’s virtual Davos Agenda finds current legal requirements can even be a “hindrance” to the development of social enterprise in some jurisdictions.