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.
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.
(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 article is in Chinese only) A recent update of "Enhancing Self-Reliance Through District Partnership" Programme could potentially boost local social enterprise development to a new height - KK explains his observation on the fundraising limitations of local SEs and how the new policy will shed light on the progress towards a financially healthy and sustainable social start-up ecosystem.
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 ?
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 -
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?