Edited by Dr KK Tse Who is Cesar Harada? You may or may not have heard of him. But I guarantee that you will be hearing a lot about him from now on. At the age of 31, he is already well known in the West as an inventor, innovator and social entrepreneur. And he … Continue reading Co-Working Space Vs Co-Creation Space: What Can We Learn from Cesar Harada’s Makerbay 工匠灣 ?
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 -
“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.
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.
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.
While the social entrepreneurship sector has made remarkable progress in recent year, KK has a big plan to announce - he is setting up the Education for Good CIC to spearhead innovation, scalable educational and training programs contributing to the development of social entrepreneurship and social innovation.
Patrick Cheung is now embarking on a new social venture – the Jade Club – an innovative social enterprise that promises to completely transform the elderly care service in Hong Kong, and ultimately the Greater China region. Here is why -
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 -