Open navigation

What we do

In partnership with the World Economic Forum, the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship is a leading global platform that accelerates outstanding models of social innovation. Working together, we help scale solutions to support millions of vulnerable and low-income people in need.

Our awardees

Scaling impact

A global community

We support the largest community of late stage social entrepreneurs in the world.

How we define it

What is social entrepreneurship?

Social enterprise models combine business practices and principles with the passion and compassion required to create a fair and just world.

What people are saying

We are grateful to the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship for providing an incredible platform for like minds to share ideas and come together to generate broader international impact. Our Artisan Loans microcredit programme is a direct result of conversations held in Davos with fellow Social Entrepreneurs. Thank you to the Schwab Foundation and the World Economic Forum for providing the space for magic to happen.

Roberto Milk, Novica, USA