Mobilising value from science and technology needs help from thinkers, designers, makers, policymakers and enablers – and this expertise often sits in the humanities, arts and social sciences domain.
Research shows social enterprises employ more people with disabilities, female managers and long-term unemployed than regular businesses. This will be key to a more inclusive economy.
Impact investments are designed to achieve a measurable social or environmental – as well as financial – return.
Thanks to foreign backing, social impact start-ups led by young entrepreneurs are flourishing in North Africa.