Transform your corporation into a force for good.

We help companies build inspiring business solutions to humanity’s most pressing problems – and bring their corporate purpose to life.

What our
partners say

“Social business is an incredible breath of innovation. We find new ways to produce our product. We look at the company from a society standpoint – inside out and include the idea of social value creation in strategic planning.”

Emmanuel Faber, Former CEO, Danone

The time to act is now

With numerous social and climate indicators at critical levels, companies are coming under increasing pressure to both do well and do good. Going forward, companies will be judged on their contributions to people, planet, and society on top of their financial performance. Companies will need to demonstrate their relevance.

Why it matters

Turning your company into a force for good is not just a moral imperative. It also makes business sense. Companies that are purpose-driven increasingly outperform their competitors on all relevant business metrics.

Social-intrapreneurship benefits

Impoves employee engagement, job satisfaction, employee skills or talent attraction.

Leads to mindset shifts, culture change of even kicks off corporate transformation.

Spurs business innovation.

Reaches new markets or new customers.

Improves corporate brand equity.

Meet the team at our upcoming events

Get involved in our interactive events with corporate-purpose leaders, experts, and changemakers. They will give you an idea of how we work, and why our work matters.

Tue 1 Feb 2022 at 15:30 CET

Bringing Corporate Purpose to Life with Peter Lacy and Paul Polman

Picture an economy wherein businesses invest more in the global system than they take out. Though organizations are increasingly adopting "net positive" pledges to develop and monitor climate results, we have still a long way to go. What will it take to make this vision come true?

15 Sep 2021 at 15:00 CET

Unusual Talk: A Path to Women Empowerment In Nigeria

How did a simple door-to-door sales model enable local women in Nigeria to gain economic independence?

Tue 11 Jan 2022, 11:00 CET

Unusual Talks: Customer Centric Social Innovation w/ Futurice

We’re taking a closer look at tools and methods that will help you put the user’s needs in focus. Our speakers Johannes Stock and Laura Araujo from Futurice and Juddy Gichuki from Safaricom PLC will share hands-on experiences from years of service creation and discuss how to break down silos and build successful and sustainable solutions that people love.

Tue 1 Feb 2022 at 15:30 CET

Bringing Corporate Purpose to Life with Peter Lacy and Paul Polman

Picture an economy wherein businesses invest more in the global system than they take out. Though organizations are increasingly adopting "net positive" pledges to develop and monitor climate results, we have still a long way to go. What will it take to make this vision come true?

Our Partners and Clients

These are selected partners and clients that trust in our work and mission.

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The Social Procurement Manual

The Social Procurement Manual

Yunus Social Business and Upaya Social Ventures Join Forces

Social innovation (in a crisis)

Do you know an #UnusualPioneer? Nominate a corporate social intrapreneur for a scholarship!

Are we ready to talk about social transformation?

What Is ‘Social Procurement’? And 5 Ways To Do It Right.

5 social entrepreneurs leading innovation in the last mile logistics space in Europe.

Evolution or Revolution: The Role of Companies in the Purpose Economy

10 Social Enterprises We’re Backing to Change the Female Empowerment Space in 2020

F-LANE Virtual supports social entrepreneurs with an ambition to create impact for women worldwide.

Program Managers From SAP, Airbus and Kohler Co. Share Their Experiences As Social Intrapreneurs

Business As Unusual: Releasing the Playbook For Designing Social Intrapreneurship Programs

Meet the car of the future : environmental and practical

The (Hiring) World is your Oyster

Everything we learned from our first-ever virtual Impact Accelerator

Why we need social intrapreneurs more than ever during COVID-19

The 'Business As Unusual' Webinar

NINA meets MAN: Fighting sexual harassment with the help of mobility experts

Scaling Impact: The MAN Impact Accelerator comes to Brazil!

MIA Spotlight: The Solar Powered Motorcycle for Africa

MIA Spotlight: Adress(ya)-ing the issue: Improving Access & Opportunities

MIA Spotlight : With Eu Vô, Reduced Mobility does not need to prevent a Busy Social Life!

Shifting Mindsets in Munich: The MAN Impact Accelerator #3 journey begins

MIA Spotlight : KOIKI, Delivering More Than Packages - Creating a Culture of Inclusion

Take Part In Our Social Intrapreneurship Survey

Closing the gap between business and social impact

Meet the 8 social businesses of the MAN Impact Accelerator’s third Cohort

How being a Mentor in the MAN Impact Accelerator has shown me what matters most (Guest piece by Tom

Accelerating Female Entrepreneurship in Brazil: Launching AMEI in São Paulo.

The MAN Impact Accelerator opens applications for a third batch!

Harnessing the Power of Networks: Part III – Creating Communities

CURAFA™ integrated points of care: An integrated primary healthcare platform in Kenya

Harnessing the Power of Networks Part II: Our 3As – Alignment, Autonomy and Anxiety

Harnessing the Power of Networks for Social Impact : Part I

MIA Spotlight: Delivering Health Services to the People who Need Them Most

Tickets are LIVE – MIA #2 Closing Ceremony

Forget the “Consulting” Approach - It’s High Time we Mentor by Listening

A fruitful partnership – An Interview with Lisa-Katharina Guggenmos, from MAN Truck & Bus

MIA Spotlight: How an Open-Source Web-App is Solving A Refugee Aid Crisis

Mid-Point Reflections of the MAN Impact Accelerator

MIA Spotlight: Shedding Light on Ajaita Shah

The 3 Basics Every Mentorship Program Must Have. (Guest piece by RITU SONI SRIVASTAVA)

Launching the Unusual Pioneers, a platform to propel social intrapreneurs to success.

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