When the only fixes getting funded are designed to leave the status quo intact, the results of philanthropy inevitably fall short.
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.