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The Future of Work.

Last week we kicked off the first Our Place in the World challenge, a pilot for what will become a multi-year, multi-location investment competition to encourage startups to address real world problems in a commercially sustainable way. 496 more words

Rumblings

Social enterprises in Germany and the refugee crisis: What role do they take?

More than a year ago – in the midst of what is often called the refugee crisis and in the midst of our survey data collection – we realized that organizations in the social sector were rethinking their activities as a reaction to the refugee crisis.  60 more words

10 Filipino social enterprises we should support

Everyone will surely agree that we all need to support social enterprises that help in building a better Philippines. That is why BPI Foundation annually implements a program that offer mentorship, incubation, and financing access to those deserving businesses through its BPI Sinag Awards. 787 more words

BPI Foundation

Social Enterprises Are Businesses And Fiercely Social Mission-Driven

Social enterprises are still seen as companies that are funded by grants, donations and what more. This used to be so, but nowadays it is a misconception according to one of the most comprehensive researches done in this field. 215 more words

Food Waste

Social impact and our peculiar understanding of ‘community’…

Many social enterprises, and perhaps more accurately, community enterprises, say that they are having an impact on The Community.  But do we really understand what we mean when we talk about ‘community’? 1,121 more words

Social Accounts

Doing Good Business: An Introduction to Social Enterprises

To my lovely (and patient!) readers,

I have used a tremendous amount of time in self-development, soul-searching and basically searching for the next opportunity to contribute to the world (aka. 903 more words

Brave

When Social Enterprises Hire the People who No One Else Will

I love hearing about social enterprises helping distressed populations. These businesses are SO needed in a world where income inequality is the norm. I find it especially notable when these social enterprises prioritize creating job opportunities for members of underprivileged populations. 275 more words

Rough Neighborhoods