The global food supply chain is broken. Low-cost food is subsidized through a process of externalizing costs that serves only the largest multinational organizations and creates negative environmental and social impacts. Small producers around the world are seeing their way of living jeopardized...Read more
Jerónimo has created a youth-led movement that transforms social change into a desired lifestyle for Generation Y. Euforia developed highly engaging event-trainings that offer young people and executives unique learning opportunities. By branding citizen engagement as cool, trendy and attractive...Read more
THE IDEA Markus is giving young people across Switzerland the chance to connect with each other through a platform that facilitates younger and older people's engagement, to work together towards social change. He founded Infoklick in 1998. Infoklick connects youth with their peers and serves as a...Read more
Edward Edilbi is introducing a new way to empower, integrate and build social capital in scattered, immigrant populations that have been affected by a political crisis or natural disaster. Using diaspora networks, he enables refugees to play an active and productive role, thus changing their status...Read more
Cinque imprenditori sociali italiani con delle idee innovative esportano all’estero le loro soluzioni! Sono i Fellow di Ashoka Italia. Dalla lotta alla mafia, al lavoro nelle carceri; dai congedi di maternità fino alla tecnologia a scopo educativo: l’innovazione Made in Italy parte anche dal sociale...
What are social entrepreneurs? What are the unique ways in which they work to achieve lasting solutions to the enormous problems facing humankind? What makes social entrepreneurship different from other approaches to social change? Bill Drayton, Founder and CEO of Ashoka, and Sally Osberg, President...
Ashoka, la più grande rete al mondo di innovatori sociali, ha presentato il 22 Novembre a Milano i cinque nuovi imprenditori sociali (Ashoka Fellow) italiani. L’incontro organizzato da Ashoka Italia si è tenuto nella cornice del Vodafone Village Theatre e ha visto la partecipazione di un numeroso...
Ashoka ha recentemente pubblicato un dossier sui Fellow che si impegnano nella lotta alla corruzione e alla criminalità organizzata. Tra gli imprenditori sociali anche i due italiani Dario Riccobono e Vincenzo Linarello. Leggi qui l'intero documento.
Halime and her team are giving voice to the women of Turkey, by building networks of local feminist journalists, by leveraging the feminist media content and collaborating with feminist art initiatives. In the last 20 years, the platform has remained as one of the most impactful collaborators of...Read more