How the world’s most successful social entrepreneurs tackle social problems

In the past, many entrepreneurs chose to accumulate wealth in the private sector and become philanthropists later in life. Globally, a new business model has emerged that meshes businesses with governmental and social organisations. Nonprofits and businesses can team up …

How A social entrepreneur can use innovative ways to battle the covid-19

Social entrepreneurs are playing crucial role in society during the pandemic. Making facts easily accessible Social entrepreneurs are using innovative methods to improve the lives of people  suffering from COVID-19. Some entrepreneurs are trying to improve the financial lives of …

UN Supports Social Innovative Response to COVID-19 in Europe and Asia

The UNECE region, in particular Europe and North America, has become the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic. Apart from the the devastating impact on lives and health, countries in the region are suffering heavy socio-economic consequences. For instance, the Gross …

Integrating Social Innovation with Science, Technology, and Innovation

Governments can improve the climate for innovation and foster the growth of science, technology, and innovation in many simple ways. In Finland, for example, the government’s main advisory body on science, innovation, and research (SITRA) has recommend that innovativeness should …

Analysing Social Innovation and Economic Growth

Economists estimate that between 50 and 80 per cent of economic growth comes from innovation and new knowledge. In East Africa, for instance, the development of M-PESA (a mobile money payment system born out of social innovation) has become an …

Remarkable Social Innovation Projects in Asia

More than half of the world’s population lives in Asia. The dynamism of Asian economies contributed greatly to the global economic recovery, simultaneously lifting more than half a billion people out of poverty. Societal transformation emerged partly thanks to inspiring initiatives which …

Problems Facing Social Innovation in Africa

“The real work of social innovation is to fix our broken human systems.” Cheryl Heller, American Author and Business Strategist According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the population of Africa will grow to 2.4 billion by the year …

Most Successful Social Entrepreneurs in the World

In the past, many entrepreneurs chose to accumulate wealth in the private sector and become philanthropists later in life. Globally, a new business model has emerged that meshes businesses with governmental and social organizations. Nonprofits and businesses can team up …