April 12

Course Correction in Social Enterprise

Sometimes big dreams don’t translate to big profits. Other times, profits outstrip social impact – and new products or strategies lead to unexpected consequences for an enterprise or its customers. When does it make sense to compromise your social mission, change your business model or strategy, sell out to a bigger company – or shift from for-profit to nonprofit (or vice versa)? Whatever the reason, this series (part of NextBillion’s 2018 editorial calendar), will feature candid stories of social enterprise transitions – and useful insights on how to execute them successfully.