Funding social justice
The question in my mind when I started thinking about this special feature in Alliance, well over a year ago, was ‘Why does social justice always lose out?’ I first formulated it in that way following a conversation about venture philanthropy. I asked how likely it was that this model would produce funds for social justice causes and the answer I got was not a very positive one. ‘The radical nature is really more the way we’re doing it rather than the investment area,’ it was admitted. Over the next six months, I applied this same question – is this …
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Social entrepreneurship – looking behind the hype
In every sector of society, including our own, there are passing fashions. This certainly applies to the concepts of social …
Social entrepreneurship or new NGO thinking?
This year’s Skoll World Forum managed to sustain last year’s remarkable degree of excitement and optimism. Once again the meeting …