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 innovators are coming together for four days to become more resilient at the virtual annual conference of The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), running from the 21st to the 24th of September 2020. The main subthemes for this interactive event are, Building Alliances, Resilience, Social Enterprises and Scaling For Impact.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced most of the game-changer events designed to inspire positive change in society and business to move online. However, going virtual could actually provide a unique chance to open up the discussions to a global audience, allowing organisers and participants to achieve more together.
A group of social entrepreneurs, key stakeholders and supporters have joined forces to launch a new organisation called the Social Enterprise Republic of Ireland (SERI) which aims to become a representative body for the dynamic, evolving and broad social enterprise sector in Ireland.
Despite working in different fields, three women have one thing in common. They are passionately working to create a new norm where embedding social, environmental values into business strategy will be part of business as usual. How do these strong female leaders are making change happen and influencing others too?