What are Social Intrapreneur programs, and how do organisations build them? Is there a route to a post-COVID future where corporations are accelerating social innovation by empowering their own employees?
After studying Social Intrapreneurship programs for 14 months in cooperation with Growth Mechanics, INSEAD, HEC Paris, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, we’re proud to announce the launch the third part of the “Business As Unusual” research project, the Fellowship Report including a Playbook For Designing Social Intrapreneurship Programs.
Tugende is a Social Business that helps mototaxi drivers double their incomes by owning their motorcycles. They have helped over 18,000 motorcycle taxi drivers with higher incomes, including the drivers’ families, that’s over 85,000 people.
On 24 March this year, day-to-day business for a vast number of Indian organisations stopped abruptly. With a complete nationwide lockdown, any operations requiring physical attendance had to shut down overnight. Here’s how we helped one of the Indian social businesses in our portfolio to overcome the combined economic and health crises of COVID-19.
We are excited to announce our partnership with IKEA Foundation as part of their expanding focus on social entrepreneurship.
Mentoring is not just a methodological process. It’s an emotional one. Our MAN Impact Accelerator team had to deal with a rapid turn of events during the first weeks of COVID, here they explain how they went virtual!
We are delighted to be part of delivering the fantastic F-LANE Accelerator, Europe's first accelerator with a focus on early-stage social impact start-ups that utilise technology to empower women worldwide.
Networks exist in many forms and serve a vast array of different purposes. There’s the beautiful synergies in nature that allow humans and trees to breathe each other’s waste, and there’s the way that organisations function through a distributed network of interacting social animals. In all these examples, shared purpose and communication (of one type or another) are key.