Social Economy

First extensive study on Social Investment in Africa reveals financial trends and gaps

The 'Landscape for Social Investments in Africa' report highlights insights about the current state of the social investment landscape and key trends that will influence the increased flow of capital into social investments in Africa. The study presents findings of eight-month research across 18 African countries, conducted by African Venture Philanthropy Alliance.

Social Innovators in Dublin received €50,000 funding to realise greater impact

The Dublin City Social Enterprise Awards 2020 seeks to celebrate and support innovative social enterprises, highlighting their role in the city’s ecosystem. The funding they provided to selected enterprises will allow social entrepreneurs to develop their plans, activities further and bring benefits to more individuals and communities.

Dutch social enterprises have a strong influence on building a new economy

Social Enterprise Netherland published the findings of the ‘Social Enterprises as Influencers of the Broader Business Community’ research. The study revealed the pioneering role of mission-driven enterprises in the business community to facilitate a transition towards a more sustainable economy and contribute to reach the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.