Additional resources

Here are some resources and organisations that support social enterprises at different stages of their development.

Research and Reports

Scaling Up: Catalyzing the Social Enterprise

A.T. Kearney’s findings on the main factors that enable social enterprises to grow and prosper

Scaling up social enterprise: Strategies taken from early years providers

A research paper on scaling of social enterprise nurseries by Fergus Lyon and Heather Fernandez

The Human Capital Crisis: How Social Enterprises Can Find The Talent to Scale

A report by RippleWorks Global with recommendations for social entrepreneurs on hiring

Supporting Organisations

Ashoka

A global organisation that identifies and invests in leading social entrepreneurs – individuals with innovative and practical ideas for solving social problems.

Skoll Foundation

An organisation that accelerates entrepreneurial approaches and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

Schwab Foundation

A global platform to promote social entrepreneurship as a key element to advance societies and address social problems.

Grameen Bank Foundation

An organisation that helps the world’s poorest people reach their full potential, connecting their determination and skills with the resources they need.

Impact Hub

A network of collaborators focused on making a positive impact in our world. We are you. We are the people you’ve been wanting to work with.

Skoll World Forum

An international platform for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

Living in Minca

An international platform that promotes and supports social and solidarity economy initiatives around the world

Ogunte

An organisation that helps women social entrepreneurs, and their supporters, make a positive impact on people and planet.

Plunkett Foundation

An organisation that promotes and supports co-operatives and social enterprises in rural communities worldwide.

Media and Networks

Pioneers Post

A magazine for people interested in social enterprise, impact investment and corporate social innovation.

The Guardian

A British national daily newspaper that publishes articles about social enterprises.

Living in Minca YouTubeChannel

An international platform that promotes and supports social and solidarity economy initiatives. In this youtube channel you can find short videos of social enterprises across the globe.

Social Enterprise UK Directory

The UK body for social enterprise - business with a social or environmental mission.

Ashoka Fellows

Leading social entrepreneurs who we recognize to have innovative solutions to social problems and the potential to change patterns across society.

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