Social Innovation

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.

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.

Social innovator to deliver a positive impact in Africa despite pandemic

Italian social entrepreneur, Lucia Dal Negro is determined to save infants lives’ by applying principles of Responsible Innovation even in the time of COVID-19. Their original product created to protect babies under one year of age had to be re-designed, and her team is on a mission now to make it available to parents in need.