Browsing All posts tagged under »Sustainability«

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 […]

The world’s 30 leading social entrepreneurs: what can they tell us?

March 2, 2012

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Bob Pattillio, Jane Chen, Sam Goldman, Ned Tozun, Jacqueline Novogratz, Martin Fisher, Nick Moon etc. What does these names tell you? They are but a few names on a prestigious list published by Forbes Magazine as ‘the top 30 social entrepreneurs who are having the most impact in the world.’ The list was published in […]

The thorn in the eye of the movement for social change in India – and elsewhere

December 8, 2011

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Esha Chhabra points out some very essential issues in her excellent article for GOOD called “How to Upgrade India’s Social Enterprise Ecosystem,” where she is taking the temperature on contemporary work for social change in India. She writes: “India has become a hotbed of social enterprise, home to impact technology like D.Light Design‘s low-cost LED […]

A social visionary ahead of his time: maybe we ought to catch up?

November 19, 2011

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“I went to a very elitist, snobbish, expensive education in India and that almost destroyed me.” With these words social entrepreneur Sanjit ‘Bunker’ Roy opens his very inspiring TED talk, giving us a little peek into the remarkable work he has accomplished over the last decades for the poor in India and later also Africa. […]

Has there been too much air in the social entrepreneurship balloon?

September 28, 2011

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“Has the social entrepreneurship field come through the trough of disillusionment”, Nathaniel Whittemore asks in a blog post at change.org. There certainly has been the hype, where the concept of social entrepreneurship was the buzz of the time. There was perhaps a little too much air in the social entrepreneurship balloon at some point, and […]

Are you the next Social Entrepreneur of the Year? Prestigious competition in Brazil, Venezuela, and India

April 18, 2011

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Social entrepreneurs of Brazil, Venezuela, and India – this is something which might be of interest and great value to you. Schwab Foundation in collaboration with World Economic Forum is hosting a competition on finding the ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year’ 2011 and in those three countries it’s still open for participation.  The competition in […]

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 […]