From ‘heropreneurship’ to activating changemakers: What is the future of social entrepreneurship in Europe?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kenny Clewett, Head of Venture Europe, Ashoka, Claire Davenport, Communications Manager, Ashoka Changemakers When we look at the rising generation of social entrepreneurs in Europe, we are observing a shift – entrepreneurs are focused less on solving problems […]

What does a post-growth economy look like? One social entrepreneur explains

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lukas Bester, Freelance Researcher and Writer – World Economic Forum, Sustainable Development Consultant in Emerging Markets With global sustainability deadlines edging closer, social entrepreneurs and climate activists are looking to alternative and unexpected sources for solutions. Tariq Al-Olaimy, […]

The 6 Ps of empowering youth social entrepreneurs

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kenneth Kwok, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Global Citizen Capital • Youth social entrepreneurs are becoming pillars of resilience in the COVID recovery period. • It is imperative to create a favourable ecosystem for emerging social entreprises. • […]

Corporations must help shape a better world – or risk being left behind

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Elisabeth Andvig, Project Specialist, Partnering Against Corruption Initiative, World Economic Forum Corporations are powerful actors in society. They have the opportunity to shape the world around them and to influence global agendas. They have a responsibility not just […]

CEOs as activists: should leaders speak up about social causes?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kathy Bloomgarden, Chief Executive Officer, Ruder Finn We live in a world where the ability to change minds, generate sales and start a movement can all hinge on a tweet or post by an “influencer” with a high number […]