Second edition of European Social Enterprise Monitor flags that partnerships for social procurement between social enterprises and conventional corporations present “large opportunity for the transformation of the sector”.
As Australia gears up to host the Social Enterprise World Forum, Bryce Ives of Torrens University – a B Corp with a 'Be Good' ethos – explains why there's no better time for students to join the social enterprise movement.
The power of the social economy to address global crises will be pushed on to the agenda of the World Economic Forum this week, as a landmark report is presented to global leaders when they meet in Davos.
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.
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.