Every month, we share leading social impact insights, trends, events, and organizations to help you be more effective at creating change. It’s a small part of what we do to build world-positive leaders while supporting social impact projects around the world. Scroll down for our favorites from January of 2019.
You Should Read This
The Harvard Business Review articles Why Social Entrepreneurs Are So Burned Out and Two Keys to Sustainable Enterprise are a must read.
Our Take: As the promise of social enterprise continues to grow, so does the pressure on people working in them. This creates
You Should Know This
The World Economic Forum published its 2019 Global Risks report.
Our Take: The world’s most worrisome challenges will lead to more social innovations. While extreme weather remains on this year’s report as one of the scariest issues, expect to see more businesses, startups, and products related to involuntary migration, data protection, social instability, mental health, and even political instability — which are other key risks highlighted by the report.
You Should Attend This
Social Capital Markets 365 — SOCAP365 — brings people together to explore the intersection of money and meaning at regional events beyond its annual conference. The next 365 event is in Seattle.
Our Take: As “impact investing” becomes mainstream, SOCAP is one of the go-to places to stay informed on leading trends in the industry.
You Should Follow This Social Impact Organization
Compadre is an innovative, solar-powered coffee roaster that creates higher income for coffee farmers. Through our partnership withSiemens Stiftung empowering people.
You Should Watch This
The #BeyondBuzzwords free webinar series
Social Enterprise Announcements from MovingWorlds
The MovingWorlds Institute Global Fellowship program is open for applications. The Institute is an incredible opportunity to join a global network of professionals striving to find more purpose in their work and make a bigger impact with their careers.