The outgoing CEO of B Lab Global on changing the rules of capitalism, the role of business in defending democracy – and why there’s “magic” in being able to hold the tension between social enterprises and multinationals with a common purpose.
Social enterprises are unlikely to flourish unless governments recognise their potential. A new massive open online course demonstrates their powerful role in solving worldwide challenges and how policymakers can nurture them.
Mission-driven businesses in Latin America, Spain and Portugal need a “new institutional architecture”: laws, regulation and policies that help them to flourish without stifling growth, according to new research by the UN and partners.
European funding for the social economy faces uncertainty over the coming months – but European Commission representatives reiterate strong support and point to success of existing financial instruments.
Opportunities arising from EU enthusiasm, the sharing economy and the new UK government's economic agenda are there for the taking if you're a social enterprise, says London-based academic Alex Murdock.