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.
“Everything starts with imagination,” the Nobel prize laureate says, calling on social entrepreneurs to follow the lead of science fiction creators – and advising budding intrapreneurs to be “outrageously bold” in their ideas.
Most corporate employees believe they could help their firm have more positive impact – yet three-quarters say that's unlikely to happen soon. A gloomy outlook? Not necessarily – especially with growing support for intrapreneurs.
Women social entrepreneurs around the world face considerable barriers – despite being the ones working hardest to dismantle them. A panel of women at the Skoll World Forum discussed causes and remedies.
Frontline NHS services are overstretched; three quarters of the UK access the internet daily. The answer is obvious: take the heat off our NHS by offering services online. For those suffering mental health issues, life may just have got a little easier.