Reports

Creating Conversations is key.
We share our newest innovations with the sector in major public forums and work with peer organizations to create opportunities for sharing and collaborative learning.

We distill our learnings into publications and leverage our network partners to ensure our learnings reach as wide of an audience as possible.

Annual Reports

2020 Annual Report

In the midst of profound setbacks, we have been able to carry out work which has shown us that we are an organisation that lives up to its mission and remains true to its purpose.

2019 Impact Report

In the midst of profound setbacks, we have been able to carry out work which has shown us that we are an organisation that lives up to its mission and remains true to its purpose.

2018 Impact Report

In the midst of profound setbacks, we have been able to carry out work which has shown us that we are an organisation that lives up to its mission and remains true to its purpose.

2017 Impact Report

Our Philanthropic Venture Funds grow local social businesses that provide employment, education, healthcare, clean water and clean energy to over 3 million people in East Africa, Latin America & India. We turn donations into investments in social businesses, which we reinvest over and over again, multiplying the impact each time.

Publications

Designing a Social Business that Benefits the Core

A report with The Boston Consulting Group.

What Have We Learned: Financing Social Businesses in Uganda

Financing and supporting early-stage businesses in Uganda is not an easy task. In this report with USAID we look at what we have learned from our portfolio over the last few years...

A Road Less Traveled: Scaling Social Businesses

A study conducted by YSB on behalf of Robert Bosch Foundation about the key challenges for scaling social businesses in our target geographies.

Strengthening Social Business Through Venture Philanthropy

A report with The Boston Consulting Group looks at the data venture philanthropists measure generic metrics and the types of intervention they offer.

The Power of Social Business

Lessons from Corporate Engagements with Grameen. A report with The Boston Consulting Group.

Social Success Note Report

Our in-person CEO forums and digital bar camps connect social-business entrepreneurs from around the world to share learnings and best practices.

Enterprise Support Landscape Study

With ever more players interested in joining the social-business ecosystem, how can we start plugging some of the big gaps in the social-business support landscape?

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