We are incredibly excited to see more and more inspiring examples of true change amongst business leaders. With a mix of social intrapreneurship, corporate partnerships with social businesses and a new era of corporate social investing, we can turn business into a force for good.
The evolving role of corporate foundations in the innovation space
Corporate foundations can play a catalyzing role for social innovation. This article summarizes learnings from the BMW Foundation, Philips Foundation and Sanofi Espoir Foundation.
Transforming a German Market Leader – Lumen Partners & Kroschke Group
The immense value of running a network organization for consulting has been demonstrated in the case of the Kroschke Group in Ahrensburg close to Hamburg. It has now been named one of the most innovative companies in Germany.
Leading a network organization, part I
Building network organizations is not easy nor simple. But it pays off highly. In this blog post, read about our setup as a network organization at Yunus Social Business, bringing together bright minds from 12 countries on 4 continents.
Access is the new mobility
The MAN Impact Accelerator, powered by MAN Truck & Bus and Yunus Social Business, brings together social entrepreneurs from Europe, South Africa and India who tackle social and environmental challenges through innovative solutions in transport, logistics and mobility. During the 8-month program, the social businesses travel to mobility hotspots like…
5 Social Entrepreneurs And Their Secrets For Success
This was first shared on YSB Balkans. We just launched our Balkan-wide initiative with Yunus Social Business Balkans! The team and I have been traveling across the region in search of potential and successful social entrepreneurs. It’s been incredibly exciting. Having had the personal pleasure of meeting rooms full of…
Investing in Social Businesses in the Western Balkans
This post was first shared on the European Venture Philanthropy Association’s blog. Nadira smiles and takes a sip from her coffee. We are in one of the many cafes and bars in Tirana – enjoying the Balkan culture of meeting over coffee with the Yunus Social Business Balkans team. Nadira is the founder of Udruzene,…