February 5

Report: 10 Million Reasons for the Private Sector to Invest in Social Enterprise

first-in-kind research by the Schwab Foundation’s Global Alliance for Social Entrepreneurship finds that there are approximately 10 million social enterprises worldwide, accounting for 3% of all businesses worldwide. These enterprises are distinct from traditional business in that they go beyond a focus on revenue and profit alone.

Putting people and the planet first, social enterprises are driving tangible solutions for pressing issues like climate change and poverty.

Photo courtesy of Andrew Moca.

Source: World Economic Forum (link opens in a new window)

Investing, Social Enterprise
climate change, poverty alleviation, research