Content to: social enterprise

Meet the Companies Using Machine Learning to Boost Their Social Impact

Machine Learning has been on everyone’s lips for a while now. A constant fixture in tech circles in recent years, this field of AI is booming with new applications within a variety of industries. But, could Machine Learning be gearing up to help with social causes, too?

GEXSI: The Search Engine With Social Impact

What if you could help support social enterprises several times each day, simply by doing something as easy as switching up your search engine?

Mimycri: From Greek Migrant Boats to Berlin Designer Bags

The social entrepreneurs behind mimycri are turning  migrants' broken and discarded rubber boats into designer bags and wallets - not only offering refugees meaningful jobs, but also helping to reduce plastic waste in the process.

Schwab Foundation 2017: Meet the 13 Social Enterprise Awardees Making the World a Better Place

Social entrepreneurs promote social innovation in areas including health, environment, education, poverty alleviation, inclusion, justice and human rights. They do this by applying business clout together with a focus on social and ecological values, by being creative, and by having the courage to try new approaches.

All Aboard! Applications for the Venture Bus Closing Soon

The deadline to apply for Ampion's Venture Bus 2015, which packs a team of social entrepreneurs, investors and mentors into a bus for a seven-day road trip across Africa, is this Friday, 31 July. If you're active in the fields of eHealth, female empowerment or agriculture, get on board.


Work With A Purpose: Would You Bet Your Life on It?

“I have seen the Boston Red Sox win the World Cup. Twice. So don’t tell me this is impossible, it’s just hard” – Joe Cirincione, Ploughshares Fund, at the 2013 Skoll World Forum for social enterprise.


The Best of Indian Social Enterprise at the Sankalp Forum

Mumbai, April 17, 2013. Competing for the Sankalp-Artha Grand Prize Award are enterprises that together form a vibrant mix of companies looking to solve important grassroot problems, from ‘bio-breaks’ to ‘honey traps’ and more.

Bright sparks

Spark the rise returns for a second year, providing much-needed support to the country's fledgling social entrepeneurs.