The case for FairShares : a new model for social enterprise development

Imagine a society in which every adult is entitled to co-own the organisations on which they, their family and their community depend. The FairShares Model is an approach to creating networks of solidarity enterprises. Every adult can become a member-owner, whether a founding entrepreneur, supplier, employee, customer, user or social investor. This book clearly sets… Read More The case for FairShares : a new model for social enterprise development

Corporate leaders, don’t miss the social impact wave!

For a big company, innovating is anticipating. It involves being able to spot weak signals, new ideas and models that will disrupt tomorrow’s markets. In only 10 years, changes in digital technology have deeply disrupted the rules of economic competition. In a faster and more interconnected world, companies that have been able to anticipate the… Read More Corporate leaders, don’t miss the social impact wave!

7 Steps To Becoming A Successful Social Entrepreneur

Social entrepreneurs are a big-hearted breed. They care deeply about more than earning a profit. They’re also passionate about making a difference. For some, such as Yoobi founder Ido Leffler and TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie, that means donating a product to an individual in need for every product purchased. For others, such as Scholly… Read More 7 Steps To Becoming A Successful Social Entrepreneur

Women CEO’s in social enterprises earn 29% less than their male counterparts

Gender differences in pay are ubiquitous at all organisational levels including at the top. Entrepreneurship is hailed as one way for women to circumvent organizational norms and discrimination, because as CEOs of their own organizations, entrepreneurs largely determine their own pay. Moreover, social entrepreneurship may be a particularly gender-blind occupational choice; evidence indicates that women… Read More Women CEO’s in social enterprises earn 29% less than their male counterparts