Education for Good CIC Ltd has just been certified as the first B Corp in Hong Kong. What is B Corp and why is it important to the future of business, society and mankind?
The second half of the 20th Century will probably be remembered by future generations as the triumph of capitalism over socialism and communism. By the turn of the century, however, the mood has changed substantially. World capitalism was plagued by a series of crises, culminating in the 2008 financial tsunami which not only shook the entire world but also marked a fundamental rethinking of the future development of capitalism as we know it. And there comes the global B Corp movement -
Can Hong Kong become the regional leader and the Social Enterprise Capital of the Far East? KK presents both For and Against arguments in this article -
“There are three ways to change the world: change China, change California, or change Walmart.” But will Walmart change? Could it change? And if it does, what drives it? How sustainable could the change be? Here is the case study -
Does the business sector have a role to play in social innovation? There are common misconceptions that social innovation belongs to the social service sector and mainstream businesses are irrelevant to this global movement. hese are indeed all mistaken and completely wrong as Jason Saul has forcefully argued in his book Social Innovation, Inc.: Five Strategies for Driving Business Growth through Social Change.
The upcoming luncheon seminar of Education for Good - "Social Entrepreneurship and Mainstream Business: What’s the Connection and Why Does it Matter?" will be the first attempt to systematically introduce to the business community why they should know more about the development of social entrepreneurship as a global movement and what they could and should do to support and collaborate with social entrepreneurs.
KK introduced a new title "The New Capitalist Manifesto: Building a Disruptively Better Business", written by Umair Haque, who argues that the current mode of capitalism is unsustainable and presents the blueprint for an infinitely better kind of business.