Social sector organizations must consider whether their internal operating system is serving them, their clients, and their pursuit of social impact.
Social Enterprise Innovative ways that organizations are using and adapting business strategies to advance social and environmental well-being
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.
Fair Trade-certified coffee is growing in sales, but strict certification requirements are resulting in uneven economic advantages for coffee growers and lower quality coffee for consumers.
As technology morphs businesses, markets, and economies, we must reimagine how we educate future managers—the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals provide a North Star.
A look at three business structures that let social enterprises scale without sacrificing purpose.