Social Entrepreneurs

COMPETITION: Win Your Share of $1m And Become A Social Entrepreneur

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK

If you have a brilliant start-up idea or an existing business venture, you could win a share of $1m, business advice and the chance to make a real dif...

WATCH: Skoll World Forum On Social Entrepreneurship

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

Each year, nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, key thought leaders and strategic partners gather at the University of...

To Profit From the Entrepreneurial Zeitgeist We Must Look Beyond Financial Gain

Firoz Ladak | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK
Firoz Ladak

Entrepreneurs are often perceived as the heroes of our age and widely championed as the answer to the economic doom and gloom. At a time when the vast majority of headlines portend long-term financial drudgery, success stories stand in sharp contrast, proving that it is possible to turn a great idea into a billion-dollar business.

Social Impact Insights: Andrea Coleman, CEO & Co-Founder of Riders for Health

Carlos Miranda | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK
Carlos Miranda

Accepted stats claim that there are roughly 180,000 registered charities and about 60,000 social enterprises across the UK. Odds are that as you read this blog post, some enterprising and socially minded individual is busy registering a new charity or social enterprise.

WATCH: Sleeping Bags That Save Babies And Other Innovations

Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

From teeny-tiny sleeping bags ending infant mortality to soccer balls that produce electricity, a new documentary shows how fresh solutions to old pro...

Sustainable and Ethical: Trainers that Don't Cost the Earth

Christine de Leon | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Style
Christine de Leon

When I think of monolithic sportswear brands and their highly questionable supply chains, I just have to resign myself that the Gazelle and the Chuck T are both one of those "It was great while it lasted, and even though you're still hot, it just isn't working for me anymore," relationships.