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We are a community of practitioners. Our motto is “by social entrepreneurs for social entrepreneurs.” We publish research reports and practical guides aimed at strengthening the leadership capacity and skills of social entrepreneurs worldwide.

Unlocking the Social Economy Towards an inclusive and resilient society

In collaboration with Deloitte, and in partnership with Catalyst 2030, Euclid Network,Motsepe Foundation and the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship

Transforming through Trust: How social innovators are transforming the lives of 722 million

Through values-based and innovative approaches, focusing on inclusivity, collaboration and sustainability, the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship ...

Two Decades of Impact: How Social Entrepreneurs Have Improved 622 Million Lives

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship launches its first Impact Report which showcases the twenty years of impact of the Schwab Foundation social...

Beyond Organizational Scale: How Social Entrepreneurs Create Systems Change

For a sector that has long been obsessed with the holy grail of organizational scale, the social entrepreneurship sector is now coming to terms with the limi...

Social Innovation: A Guide to Achieving Corporate and Societal Value

As a central effort in the Global Challenge Initiative on Economic Growth and Social Inclusion, this is a “how to guide” for companies to create social and b...

Leadership in Social Enterprise: How to Manage Yourself and the Team

There are thousands of books about leadership, and it is easy to get lost in the jungle of articles on the internet. The top 10 leadership qualities accordin...

Breaking the Binary: Policy Guide to Scaling Social Innovation

Breaking the Binary: Policy Guide to Scaling Social Innovation is intended to add a perspective to the global conversation already under way about how we mov...

The Governance of Social Enterprises: Managing Your Organization for Success

Governance is formally defined as “systems and processes that ensure the overall direction, effectiveness, supervision and accountability of an organization”...