Through innovative strategies for bringing women into the workforce, social enterprise is poised to transform the meaning of “women’s work.”
By taking on an advising role, an organization can scale a core innovation with less demand on its resources than would be required through direct action alone.
More investors need to bet on early-stage social ventures that cover all the bases, and more entrepreneurs need to build them.
Understanding the strategies needed to catalyze cultural change, as well as the advantages and limits of benefit corporations, are critical in guiding enterprises to inspire social good.
Realizing the transformative potential of women’s leadership in India’s social enterprise sector will require persistent efforts to refine and mainstream gender-lens investing.
Since 2003, Stanford Social Innovation Review has provided a forum for social-change leaders to share new ideas and best practices, and learn from one another.
An ambitious community project is helping Amsterdam’s newest residents find both dignified work and a social network.
EnerGaia is growing spirulina to feed people and help the environment.
Social enterprise, which promises both economic empowerment and social trans-formation, is driving tremendous positive change in the lives of women in India. But it is also at the heart of a growing debate about the past and future of India's social sector.
Solving systemic social problems takes people, politics, and power—not more social entrepreneurship.