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 -
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.
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.
KK introduces Karen Tse, an exemplary social entrepreneur who founded the International Bridges to Justice and managed to change the fate of millions who face human right abuses in Asian countries.
KK interviewed Claudia, a HKU student who happened to have completed a short course on social entrepreneurship at Brown University.
Yvonne Yeung and KK Tse of HKSEF have just attended the Changemakers Master Class offered by the NZSEF in Auckland on September 11 to 15, 2011. It was an exceptional learning experience. Read KK's insights from the Class -