Browsing All posts tagged under »Impact«

Interesting article: Lessons from SOCAP – It’s time to get serious

November 11, 2012

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Interesting and thought-provoking blog post by Max Pichulik guest-blogger for Next Billion. He shares his reflections on the social entrepreneurship sector and ecosystem after having attended the recent SOCAP conference. Pichulik writes: “This year’s SOCAP gathering was an absolute treasure chest of insights, dot connecting, networking and intellectual feasting upon solving the world’s greatest challenges. […]

The world’s largest movement

July 6, 2012

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Something powerful is taking place across the planet. “It is my belief that we are a part of a movement, that is greater, and deeper, and broader than we ourselves know, or can know. It flies under the radar of the media by and large….” the author of Blessed Unrest and founder of Wiser.org Paul […]

Key quotes from Jacqueline Novogratz’s inspiring book on work for social change

July 3, 2012

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“Bridging the gap between rich and poor in an interconnected world” is the subtitle to Jacqueline Novogratz’s book The Blue Sweater, which I just finished reading. It was a great read for many reasons. Not only was it well-written and entertaining as if it was a good fiction; it was also deeply inspiring and full […]

Connecting the world through music – playing for change

January 27, 2012

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Let’s get together.. When ever I see people singing together, joining forces in music, it always inspires me greatly and reminds me of how much we, the human beings on planet earth, can do when we get together and team up. It highlights the potential and innate power to create positively within each one of […]

Key practitioners’ definitions of social entrepr – ise/eneur/eneurship: confused or intruigued?

May 9, 2011

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so•cial en•tre•pre•neur•ship Below are some definitions of social entrepreneurship (socent), the social entrepreneur and social enterprise from different key players within the field. If you have had it with definitions you can jump straight to the end of the post and read an interesting article on ‘social entrepreneurship revisited.’ __________________________________ Ashoka Social entrepreneurs are individuals […]

The growth of Skoll Foundation and the social entrepreneurship field: interview with Sally Osberg

March 23, 2011

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As Skoll World Forum 2011 rapidly approaches Rahim Kanani of World Affairs Commentary has conducted an in-depth interview with CEO and President of The Skoll Foundation, Sally Osberg. Being by the helm since 2001 Sally Osberg looks back, in retrospect, at the development of the field of social entrepreneurship in general and Skoll Foundation as […]

What makes great social organizations great: four variables for social entrepreneurial success

March 20, 2011

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Over the last decade, a mounting public concern regarding sustainable development has surfaced. The need for institutional change towards a more sustainable construct appears more pressing than ever and social entrepreneurs, among others, have accepted that challenge. Yet, much still remains unknown about the processes of social entrepreneurship and how it brings about institutional change. […]