Social Enterprise Innovative ways that organizations are using and adapting business strategies to advance social and environmental well-being
Three unique roles social entrepreneurs can play in driving community action and civic change.
Across the world, businesses are making money by restoring forests and farmland.
Five rules of the road from a seed-stage investor in financial technology for the underserved.
How the law can help social entrepreneurs and mission-committed investors build trust around their commitment to social good.
NeighborWorks America, a 40-year-old congressionally chartered nonprofit, redefined its relationship with its grantees to build a learning lab for innovation.
Changing the paradigm for marketing and service delivery.
NeighborWorks’ courses on homeownership and support services empowered these people to buy their own homes and transform their lives.
Mobile technology-driven solutions that aim to create social impact need to invest in customer-centric development and user training.
Seven lessons for walking the tight rope between social welfare and business.
This complimentary SSIR Live! webinar will help nonprofits and funders identify and pursue new approaches for growing their impact. The session will provide examples of civic tech organizations that faced seemingly overwhelming challenges but successfully scaled, and will share how they did so.Access this webinar
Social entrepreneurship and social enterprise have become popular rallying points for those trying to improve the world. These two notions are positive ones, but neither is adequate when it comes to understanding and creating social change in all of its manifestations. The authors make the case that social innovation is a better vehicle for doing this. They also explain why most of today's innovative social solutions cut across the traditional boundaries separating nonprofits, government, and for-profit businesses.