(The article is in Chinese only) Will B Corp become the most significant social innovation in the 21st Century? Since the inception of B Corp movement 2007, the global Certified B Corp community has already grown to almost 2,000 enterprises from some 50 nations, across 130 industries. How has the B Corp redefine business success and its responsibility?
(The article is in Chinese only) If the second half of 20th century was defined by the rise of Capitalism, the 21st century will definitely be the age of rethinking Capitalism - KK shared the seven trends of business transformation and future of enterprises.
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 -
(The article is in Chinese only) Mr Xu Yongguang, Chairman of Narada Foundation in China, talks about social enterpreneurship development in China.
Anyone who is familiar with KK knows that he had tried to set up a similar Social Investors Club a few years back. It was a spectacular failure - The Club was in operation for two full years without having invested in a single social enterprise. But it didn’t deter him, as he finds that the need for such an organization is huge. Here comes the newly reconstituted Social Investors Club -
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 -
Andy Lipkis will be in Hong Kong next week. Andy is a practical visionary who has dedicated his life to healing the environment while improving the lives of individuals and communities. At the age of 18, he founded TreePeople in Los Angeles to spearhead an approach using trees and forest-inspired technologies to make cities sustainable while mitigating floods, drought, pollution, and global warming.