As part of the first digital Skoll World Forum, Yunus Social Business hosted the ‘Business As Unusual’ webinar all about the power of social INTRApreneurship, with our partners the Schwab Foundation, HEC, INSEAD and Porticus.
While the world is struggling with the immediate logistical and medical impacts of the pandemic, our event yesterday highlighted the importance of building the resilient businesses of the future, capable of solving the global challenges we face. Purpose and sustainability more important than ever in this time of crisis!
Our stellar line-up of social intrapreneurs and academics talked us through their initiatives and gave practical insights on how to do the same within your organisation.
We also detailed the findings from our landmark study on corporate social intrapreneurship, concluding a year of research on 200 corporate initiatives, experiments, and sector mapping that Yunus Social Business has conducted with our partners and released at the World Economic Forum 2020. The webinar marked launch the next part of the ‘Business As Unusual’ research ‘Making The Case’. Download the report here!
and if you missed the webinar here is the recording…
IKEA Foundation and Yunus Social Business (YSB) announced the launch of their Enterprise Support Landscape Study series, a collaborative research project into the social-business landscapes in India, Kenya, Colombia and Brazil.
Already in the crucial latter half of my 20s, I was seeking opportunities where I could accelerate the growth of my personal and professional capital more than my financial capital.
Waste Ventures India has established a formalized market for waste streams which averts waste from landfill and creates higher incomes for the waste pickers, with standardized prices with upfront payments.
More than 40 million Brazilians live in housing that suffers from residual damp, mold, and poor ventilation, all factors that contribute to serious public health problems.
Our Project Intern Philine played a crucial role in putting together Social Business Day 2018, hear from her how it all came together.
People in rural and peri-urban Kenya are lacking access to high-quality healthcare and medication. Less than 5% of Kenya’s GDP is spent on healthcare and only 17% of Kenyans have health insurance coverage. With 46% of the country’s population living below the poverty line, Kenyans are particularly vulnerable to financial catastrophe when facing health issues.