Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship News

In Conversation With Marcus Shingles, CEO, XPRIZE

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Sangeeta Waldron interviewed Marcus Shingles, CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation at the Web Summit – the largest tech conference in the world. The XPRIZE is a not-for-profit global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges. 

UN Forum Stresses the Role of Entrepreneurs in Achieving SDGs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – One of the key strategies for the successful implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 is to integrate entrepreneurship and innovation in all economic and social dimensions. Entrepreneurs and innovators can provide breakthrough sustainable solutions that can be scaled to create a global impact.

Companies Profit from Sustainability through Business Model Innovation

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Global investors increasingly look for companies that are driving innovation to create business value from their sustainability efforts. However, technological innovation alone is not enough to create significant value from sustainability. The innovation must be made in the business model itself to create a deeper impact.  

Three Social Entrepreneurs Solving A Few of India’s Challenges

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Social entrepreneurs are the heroes at grassroots creating change and making impact.

Bartercard Promotes SME Trading in Europe

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are typically defined as a business with fewer than 250 employees, and an annual turnover below 50 million euro. In most of the world economies, SMEs comprise nearly 99 percent of all businesses and between three quarters of the value added, making a key contribution to job generation.

Alibaba Launches Fund to Promote African Youth Entrepreneurship

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Entrepreneurship in Africa has emerged as one of the most sustainable tools to generate jobs. A 2015 study by Approved Index, a UK based group, ranked Africa near the top in terms of entrepreneurship. Global investors are increasingly recognizing the rise of entrepreneurship and the changing business landscape in the African continent.

Inventshift Showcases Social Enterprises For Global Good

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Social enterprises are a new way of doing business, where, by selling goods and services in the open market, the social enterprises reinvest the money they make back into their business or the local community to tackle social problems, improve people's lives, support communities and help the environment. It’s accepted that when a social enterprise profits, society profits.

Lloyd’s Hackathon Challenge Inspires Collective Citizen Impact

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Our societies need thriving young people - children and young adults who want and are able to positively shape the world around them. They need opportunities to develop as people and citizens, to create their own path and a positive personal identity to develop empathy so they can live and contribute alongside others.

Trust In An Era Of ‘Alternative’ Facts

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Global Thinkers Forum is a social purpose organisation that launched in 2012 under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan. It works for change by connecting international thought leaders, while promoting values-based leadership, collaboration and cross-cultural understanding.

NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards Recognise The Power of Family Businesses

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Some of the UK’s largest and most successful businesses are family-owned, including some of the country’s most recognisable and well-loved brands.

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