Top Twitter Accounts to Follow for Social Enterprise #followsocent

Alexandra Nemeth

Senior Manager, Content Marketing & Storytelling at MovingWorlds

In the first post of our #followsocent series, we shared a few of our favorite blogs and news outlets to stay updated on the latest in social impact innovation. As you learn and build community around different ideas, join the conversation by following social impact thought leaders and institutions and engaging in real time. We’ve put together a list of more than 20 Twitter accounts (and relevant hashtags) to get you started:

Accounts and Hashtags Every Aspiring Changemaker Should Follow on Twitter

Global Impact Investing Network@theGIIN

The GIIN is a nonprofit dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing. Get the latest insights and news about impact investing.

Hashtag to follow: #impinv

World Economic Forum@wef

If you’re interested in globalization and the impact economy, follow WEF for insights on cross-sector cooperation. “As an international organization with no commercial interest, the Forum provides a platform for leaders from all stakeholder groups from around the world – business, government and civil society – to come together.”

Hashtag to follow: #wef19

MIT Technology Review@techreview

MIT Technology Review is a great resource for anyone interested in the potential applications of technology for good. MIT Technology Review is first to report on important new technologies that will affect your organization, your career, your life.

Hashtag to follow: #techforgood

Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship@millersocent

Miller Center is the largest and most successful university-based social enterprise accelerator in the world. Its focus is accelerating global, innovation-based entrepreneurship in service to humanity.

Hashtag to follow: #socent

Fast Company@fastcompany

Fast Company inspires readers to think beyond traditional boundaries to create the future of business. It’s a great source for anyone curious about how companies are changing to keep up with the rapidly transforming landscape of work.

Hashtag to follow: #futureofwork or #digitaltransformation

Brands Taking Stands@brandstkgstands

Brands Taking Stands is a movement driven by informed consumers evaluating ethics in companies when making purchasing decisions, driving companies to increasingly take stands on the big sociopolitical issues. This feed is run by Leon Kaye the Editor at TriplePundit.

Hashtag to follow: #brandstakingstands

Ashoka @changemakers

Ashoka shares inspiration and insights to make ‘Everyone a Changemaker’ – showing how small investments can create world-changing results.

Hashtag to follow: #changemaker

Skoll Foundation@skollfoundation

The Skoll Foundation drives large-scale change by investing in the social entrepreneurs solving the world’s most pressing challenges. You’ll find a diverse collection of fresh news and ideas from around the world.

Hashtag to follow: #SkollWF

Social Capital Markets@SOCAPmarkets

SOCAP connects global innovators who are dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good. Check out the hashtag below to stay updated on the latest leading up their world-renowned annual conference:

Hashtag to follow: #socap19

Net Impact@netimpact

Net Impact inspires and equips emerging leaders to build a more just and sustainable world.

Hashtag to follow: #SDGs

Next Billion@nextbillion

NextBillion chronicles new trends in market solutions to poverty that benefit the world’s 4 billion low-income producers and consumers – often known as the base of the pyramid. If you’re interested in new market-based solutions to global challenges, definitely check it out!

Hashtag to follow: #emergingmarkets

MovingWorlds @experteering

The leading platform for mobilizing talent for social good. You’ll find insights from industry leaders, reports, best practices, and morek.

Hashtag to follow: #experteering

The Bridgespan Group@bridgespangroup

A global nonprofit organization collaborating with mission-driven leaders, organizations, and philanthropists to break cycles of poverty.

Hashtag to follow: #socialchange

Stanford Social Innovation Review@SSIReview

SSIR uses its platform to inform and inspire leaders of social change.

Hashtag to follow: #equity

UN SDG Action Campaign@sdgaction

UN SDG Action Campaign is coordinating a global movement to advance the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. Learn, collaborate, and pick up tips for making your life more sustainable.

Hashtag to follow: #Act4SDGs

United Nations Global Goals@globalgoalsUN

Official UN Twitter account for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Stay up to date on the progress and innovation towards transforming our world by 2030!

Hashtag to follow: #globalgoals

Triple Pundit@triplepundit

A globally-read online publication on CSR, social entrepreneurship, green jobs, and the triple bottom line in sustainable business.

Hashtag to follow: #sustainability

B Corporations@bcorporation

The Official Twitter Feed of B Corporations, companies using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. You’ll find stories about innovative new business models in action.

Hashtag to follow: #BtheChange

Echoing Green@echoinggreen

Echoing Green identifies tomorrow’s transformational leaders today. Follow their platform for sustainability and social innovation news and stories highlighting emerging leaders.

Hashtag to follow: #socinn

Impact Alpha@impactalpha

Impact Alpha shares out the latest global trends in impact investing and social impact in new financial markets, venture capital and impact investment funds.

Hashtag to follow: #fintech

Social Enterprise Alliance@SEAlliance

Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) is the champion for social enterprise in the United States. SEA has built a movement of over 1000 leading social entrepreneurs and social enterprises spanning 16 chapters across the U.S.

Hashtag to follow: #globaldev

DevEx @devex

Devex is the media platform for the global development community, and a trusted source for global development news and insights.

Hashtag to follow: #sustdev

Cause Artist @causeartist

Cause Artist shares stories of Causeartists around the world – people who use their talents and skills to impact the world.

Hashtag to follow: #causeartist

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