Educational Material - E. Library



I think there a significant difference between an entrepreneur and a social entrepreneur. One way to explain this one of the most famous quotes from last century about business comes from the Noble Prize winning Economist Milton Friedman. He basically stated the business is the purpose of a… Δείτε περισσότερα


Can you learn different skills at a social enterprise? Are you more likely to become an entrepreneur yourself?

By Chad Lubelsky 

Social enterprises trade to address social and environmental problems, so when they succeed society benefits. According to a new British Council report launched in … Δείτε περισσότερα


How is social enterprise helping us meet some of the challenges we face in society today? The British Council's Paula Woodman explains. Paula is participating in the Hong Kong-UK exchange, a discussion with professionals from different sectors in both regions taking place at the British … Δείτε περισσότερα


Entrepreneurship is a term loosely assigned to all types of business people and their companies. To be an entrepreneur, you only have to be a few things:


Social entrepreneurs apply business strategies to tackle social and environmental problems. They create jobs, alleviate poverty and make the world a better place. However, they have to overcome numerous challenges and barriers when starting and growing their social ventures: difficulty to access… Δείτε περισσότερα


Business entrepreneurs focus more on the profit and wealth side. Their main goal is to satisfy customer needs, provide growth for shareholders, expand the influence of their business, and to expose their business to the greatest number of individuals as they are able to. Commonly, some might… Δείτε περισσότερα

While the phrase ‘Social Entrepreneurship’ sounds oxymoronic, it certainly is not an unfamiliar concept in the Indian market and society. India is a hub of social entrepreneurship and has a long history of doing business for social causes. The business giants like Amul, Aravind Eyecare, Lijjat,… Δείτε περισσότερα

No one argues with the fact that society has problems. The question is what to do about them. While those on the left side of politics focused on government-funded programs, and those on the right focus on the free market economy, I want to present a solution that draws on the best of both:… Δείτε περισσότερα


Britain is blessed with inspiring social entrepreneurs driven by a desire to improve the lives of their fellow citizens. They lead organisations bent on finding sustainable solutions for entrenched social problems. These organisations are social ventures – and it’s time to get behind them. We… Δείτε περισσότερα