The Thomson Reuters Foundation poll, carried out in partnership with Deutsche Bank, the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network (GSEN) and UnLtd, which are foundations for social entrepreneurs, ranked Australia 28th overall.
The poll asked 900 experts in 45 of the world’s biggest economies a series of questions relating to the business-for-social-good sector, ranking the countries accordingly.
The United States ranked highest in the overall poll, with Canada, Britain, Singapore, and Israel also in the top five. Turkey ranked lowest, scoring poorly in most of the 12 indicators used to measure political, economic, regulatory and cultural factors.
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