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HKCSS-HSBC Social Enterprise Business Centre

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The Social Enterprise Business Centre is a website run by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service promoting social entrepreneurship in Hong Kong.

Poultry innovation platform (entrepreneurship)

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RIU Tanzania is building up a programme of poultry-related activities in partnership with a range of private sector organisations. The programme is seeking to develop agri-business entrepreneurship capacity through poultry farming for sustainable income generation and enterprise development in the...

Stimulating Youth Entrepreneurship - Barriers and incentives to enterprise start-ups by young people

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The world’s population is growing at a time when traditional, stable labour markets are shrinking. More than 1 billion people today are between 15 and 24 years of age and nearly 40 per cent of the world’s population is below the age of 20. The ILO estimates that 47 per cent of all unemployed...

Social enterprises 'growing strongly'

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The UK's social enterprises - businesses trading for social or environmental purposes - bucked the recent recession, a report has said.

Private Sector Supply-Chains Incorporating Social Enterprises

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Some big businesses are currently active in the social business and enterprise sector using their skills to help entrepreneurs improve their business skills.

Fundatia pentru Dezvoltare Soziala a Romilor (Ramses Foundation for Social Development of Roma)

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Ramses Foundation for Social Development of Roma aims to assist the Roma community in Northwestern Romania achieve a better living standard. The organisation’s activities focus upon reducing Roma unemployment, supporting economic initiatives for the Roma, providing counselling services for mothers...

Auction For A Cause

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Auction For A Cause (former Auction for my Stuff) is a social enterprise which raises money for charity and provides structured work placements to enable unemployed young people to gain skills, experience and confidence for work. It does this by selling on eBay donated 'stuff' prepared for sale by...

Institute for Social Awareness and Rural Development (INSARD)

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Institute for Social Awareness and Rural Development (INSARD) is a voluntary organization with the aim to empower the Dalits, women, and children, and to concentrate upon HIV/AIDS preventive care programmes.

Piloting innovative social assessment in a Colombian oil field

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In 2005, Occidental Andina, LLC, a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy) collaborated with Ecopetrol S.A., a Colombian state oil company, and International Alert, a London-based conflict resolution and peace building NGO, to develop a socially responsible enhanced oil recovery...

Lex Mundi Legal Services Allows Social Entrepreneurs To Use Their Top-class Legal Expertise Pro Bono

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The Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation calls upon Lex Mundi's unique global network of 160 top tier business law firms to provide legal assistance to 'social entrepreneurs' on a pro bono basis. By providing social entrepreneurs with access to critically needed legal assistance, the foundation joins the...