This article is for you if… …you genuinely want to improve the lives not just of your customers but also of your staff who serve them. …you know that the most important part of the last mile of distribution is the ‘last meter’ – what occurs in the three feet, three inches separating the seller… Verder lezen
Land degradation is a widespread problem. All over the world, experts warn about the dangers of deforestation and the vast expansion of deserts. Efforts to stop this process are often unsuccessful: somehow it’s hard to battle desertification. We met Charlotte Jongejan and Ray Steele from Land Life Company who take on the same challenge all… Verder lezen
Individuals working towards a better society in an entrepreneurial manner: welcome to the world of social entrepreneurship. Unfortunately, not enough people are familiar with this concept. A better understanding of its core, roots and opportunities is a ‘basic necessity’ to accelerate this development, as argued by Hylke van der Wal and Rutger van Weeren, lead… Verder lezen
Niels Visser and Aishah Snoek didn’t waste any time. In two and a half months they turned their idea into a product launch. In a short period of time they started with their social enterprise called hatsup. in which they provide mental and physical protection with selling awesome hats throughout the year.
In Rwanda, where the vast majority of the population live in houses with dirt floors, diarrhea is one of the leading causes of childhood death. Healthy floors decrease the likelihood of childhood diarrhea by 49% and parasitic infections by 78%, but they’re often too expensive for the Rwandan poor. The Rwandan/American social enterprise EarthEnable is… Verder lezen
Entrepreneurship in the Czech Republic isn’t a forgone conclusion. When walking around the beautiful city centre of Prague, its famous capital city, the amount of economic activity can’t be missed. The city is in constant development, and so are its inhabitants. One of them, Markéta Borecká, is part of a rapidly growing business niche that… Verder lezen
I’ve known Omar for a while as “Omar, the graphic designer”. I knew he had studied multimedia design at Grafisch Lyceum Amsterdam. Little did I know that more than a designer, he was an artist. After paying him a visit a few years ago, I knew that he was not just a regular poster-maker. Through his art… Verder lezen
So-creatie goes international. This extraordinary story brought us to the west coast of Finland, to a small village called Aura. This is home sweet home for the factory of organic ice cream producer Jymy. We get together with CEO Horst Neumann and talk about social entrepreneurship in Finland, organic food production and ice cream. The… Verder lezen