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.
Ming Wong, the Vice-Cair of Social Investors Club, published a series of articles on the development of social entrepreneurship in SCMP recently. Here are some of the articles for HKSEF supporters.
After attending the International Faculty Seminar on Teaching of Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Texas, KK writes an open letter to the Vice-Chancellors of Hong Kong universities.
Consumption has been the fuel that has driven the engine of global capitalism. The recent financial crisis has seen the West's leading economists and policy makers urging Asia to make a conscious effort to consume more and thereby help save the global economy. Consumptionomics argues that this blinkered view needs to be replaced by a more rational approach to the challenges of the 21st century. See how KK recommends this book -
Denis Chang, Senior Counsel in private practice, or you might call a “past half-time” newcomer to social entrepreneurship as a civic movement - shared his multidimensional thoughts on social entrepreneurship.
The Social Enterprise Coalition has named Blue Sky as the Social Enterprise of the Year for England 2011. Blue Sky was started as a business with one, clear, social objective – reducing re-offending - which has driven us since day one. Read their story and KK's insights for Hong Kong's social enterprises -
One of HKSEF’s major challenges is to nurture and support would-be social entrepreneurs. It is easier said than done. We have seen many great ideas but few were materialized in the end. Is 'Angel Investor' the missing link in the local social entrepreneurship ecosystem?
This new book is a must-read for 2011. One could be greatly influenced by the contents of the book and would rethink how one could make his/her contribution to changing the world for the better. See how KK recommends this book -
In a previous article, KK mentioned the current debate in Mainland China on the nature of social enterprise. In Hong Kong, the issue is also a highly contentious one. It centers around how we should define social enterprise in the Hong Kong context. See how KK proposed to define social enterprise -