At the turn to 70, KK initiates his new big idea "ImpactMakers 70x70". In 2018, he will recruit 70 ImpactMakers to work with him on the Ten Big Projects for the next ten years. Here are his ambitious goals -
Below is an interview (in Chinese) with Jaff Shen of Leping Foundation, which is a major foundation promoting B Corps in China. Leping Foundation has been studying B Corp since 2012 and are well informed of various movements in the world attempting to reinvent capitalism. They decided to focus on B Corp because they genuinely believe that this is what China needs.
(The article is in Chinese only) The past decade has seen vibrant and progressive development in the local social entrepreneurship sector. KK summarizes the key learning and paved way for the 10 years to come.
In January 9, 2008, KK wrote an article published here (Social Entrepreneurs Newsletter Issue No. 16) entitled “Strategic Volunteering – the Role of the Intrapreneur-Volunteer”. Surprisingly the message is equally relevant today. Here is the Chinese translation.
For the past few years, Education for Good has been pioneering social entrepreneurship education and have mentored and supported a number of social entrepreneurs to launch social ventures. It is time to create a brand new platform to support a network of social-purpose organizations to scale their individual operations and create collective impact - and it is the DreamImpact 「夢創成真」 project.
Early this year, KK published a Chinese article on Hong Kong Economic Journal summarizing what he considers to be "黑暗中對話的十個第一". It was an effort to summarize the key insights of the first eight years of the Hong Kong operation of Dialogue in the Dark. Here is the English version of the article.
Ford Foundation is the world’s second largest foundation, just behind Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It announced two years ago that it will shift its focus on fighting inequality in its many forms around the globe.
As the Chinese New Year approaches, here are four must-read short articles brought to you from the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship.
The global B Corporation movement is gathering momentum and is likely to produce a major transformation of businesses around the world in the decades to come. ‘business as usual’ is no longer an option, and there are now many initiatives and movements globally to reform and transform the capitalist enterprise. Nevertheless, the B Corp movement stands out as one of the most effective means to re-shape the entire business world as a force for good.