New data from 800 Ashoka fellows – ‘world’s best focus group’ of social entrepreneurs globally – pinpoints 11 strategies for changing systems, including helping others to develop their own identity as a ‘changemaker’.
A mobile app developed by former gang members to help people in crisis has been used by millions. It's just one example of the hands-on 'systems work' people are taking to tackle the problems around them.
The transition to sustainable business models, if done properly, requires letting go of so much that it is actually a form of grief, writes Amina Ahmad. How, then, do we support business leaders through discomfort and loss?
A company culture where employees at every level are encouraged to think differently and make a positive difference has multiple benefits. Changemaker network Ashoka on the attributes that create that culture.
The way in which foundations are run must radically change argues CEO of The Social Investment Consultancy Jake Hayman, who has had it with the foundations that "turn social leaders into perpetual beggars".