(The article is in Chinese only) Mr Xu Yongguang, Chairman of Narada Foundation in China, talks about social enterpreneurship development in China.
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 -
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.
Yuan GU, Founder and Director, AHA Social Innovation Center, Shanghai, shares the insider view on the major challenges facing the Chinese social entrepreneurship sector and what needs to be done -
This a the title of a book KK bought in China a couple of years ago - the insights have driven KK to initiate a number of talks bearing this title for different audiences. Here is the gist -
The Chief Executive has suggested allocating $500 million from the Lotteries Fund to form a Social Enterprises Development Fund to provide loans to social enterprises. If the government is ready to commit a sizable amount of public money to support the development of social entrepreneurship, what is the best way to go about it?
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.
In October last year, an NGO founder and social innovator Park Won Soon (朴元淳) was elected Mayor of Seoul. Park is a lawyer by profession and a well-known human rights lawyer. But he was most popularly known for his work as the founder of two NGOs – People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy (PSPD) founded in 1994 and the Beautiful Foundation founded in 2000.
HK will have its own HUB soon – opening in August and opening for membership now. The HUB is designed to facilitate the creation of sustainable impact through collaboration. Read more about the HUB -
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.