SMART Social Innovation Competition (SIC)

SMART Social Innovation Competition (SIC) focuses on social innovation for solving social problems within community(ies) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey. SMART START project is opening a public call for innovative ideas related to both Objective 1 and Objective 3 of Smart Start project – to support innovative ideas of CSOs therefore… Read More SMART Social Innovation Competition (SIC)

Social enterprises in Germany and the refugee crisis: What role do they take?

More than a year ago – in the midst of what is often called the refugee crisis and in the midst of our survey data collection – we realized that organizations in the social sector were rethinking their activities as a reaction to the refugee crisis. This motivated us to take a step back and look… Read More Social enterprises in Germany and the refugee crisis: What role do they take?

Best Countries to be a Social Entrepreneur?

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.… Read More Best Countries to be a Social Entrepreneur?

Call for papers for Balkan social enterprise research network regional scientific conference

The two day conference “Researching social enterprise developments in the Balkans” will take place in Skopje, Macedonia from Thursday 17 – Friday 18 November, 2016. This event will bring together researchers from the Balkan region which work in the fields of social enterprises, social entrepreneurship and social economy. The aim of this conference is knowledge sharing, discussion… Read More Call for papers for Balkan social enterprise research network regional scientific conference

Social enterprise: Statistics from around the world

Social Enterprise – is it a trend, a revolution, or something in between? There are numerous theoretical and practical considerations to take into account when starting a social enterprise. One of these is an awareness of social enterprises’ evolving landscape and the limitations of the current system in which it operates. If we are genuinely committed to the long haul that is… Read More Social enterprise: Statistics from around the world