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We support social innovators to collectively create a more just, sustainable and equitable world
In partnership with the World Economic Forum, the Schwab Foundation is a leading global platform that convenes a pioneering community of over 400 change-makers and seeks to advance the field of social innovation towards more systemic change.
Advancing Social Innovation in three ways:
through recognition, legitimacy and inclusion at World Economic Forum
through the Foundation’s community of like-minded social innovators
to enable more strategic and systematic approaches
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Since its foundation in 1998, The Schwab Foundation has acknowledged social innovators as a new kind of leader – values-driven, inclusive, entrepreneurial individuals who develop sustainable new models across businesses, social development and environmental initiatives.
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Since its foundation, a total of 722 million lives have been directly improved by the work of this community of leading social innovators.
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Hilde Schwab, Co-Founder and Chairperson of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship
The Schwab Foundation Social Innovators stand for trust, truth and service. They truly devote their lives through innovative actions to improve livelihoods.