Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS) is creating a new senior position to build upon the tremendous success of the Social Enterprise World Forum and increasing internationalisation opportunities. CEIS is now seeking a new CEO following the Board’s decision to appoint the current Group CEO, Gerry Higgins, to the position of Director of International Enterprise at […]
Akina Foundation, Social Enterprise World Forum 2017 hosts, have taken over our News section to bring you this excellent milestone newsletter! THIS ISSUE: Congratulations to all our Bursary & Scholarship recipients. Māori Bursary Fund Announced by Hon Te Ururoa Flavell Ticketing Update – we’re over halfway there! NZ Story Blog – The Rise of Social Enterprise in NZ. 300 […]
Social enterprise has a long and proud history in Scotland but the results of the country’s first comprehensive sector census (pdf) show that it is thriving today as never before. We asked Gerry Higgins, the CEO of Glasgow-based CEIS and a founder of the Social Enterprise World Forum, to draw on his 30 years of […]
The 3 day event opened today and will include presentations from leading organisations and contacts in the social enterprise sector on social innovation, social inclusion kingrootapk and social investment. To keep up to date, follow @_sewf, @SocEntWF and #sewf2014.
I am writing this blog from Hanoi, Vietnam where I am spending the week with groups of students, who have made it through to the bootcamp stage of a social enterprise competition I helped launch last year. I have spent my time helping them to prepare their pitch, where I and a panel of experts […]