Arianna Huffington on Empathy–Arianna Huffington wrote a book exploring what drives us to include the world around us in our individual caring

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! A few years ago, Arianna Huffington wrote a book exploring what drives us to include the world around us in our individual caring. Not surprisingly then, she went to the Skoll World Forum last month to speak on a panel …

Reclaiming the Investment Dialogue for Social Entrepreneurs

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! Social entrepreneurs often innovate by adapting existing business models to socially-oriented outcomes. The result is a variety of for-profit, nonprofit, and hybrid business structures that have been used by entrepreneurs to create and deliver social value. But for Cathy Clark, …

Social Edge: The Impact Investing Wave

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! When Cathy Clark was at the Skoll World Forum, she noticed that successful social entrepreneurs were eager to explore for-profit revenue models: “In their efforts to build sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, social entrepreneurs are now looking …

2011 Skoll World Forum ? Lessons Learned

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! The 2011 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship took place last week at the university of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. This year’s theme was ?Large Scale Change: Ecosystems, Networks and Collaborative Action.? The Social Edge team was in Oxford, along …

Barriers to Global Scale

From the publication of Social Edge News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! “In the business world, great ideas, driven by entrepreneurs, grow to serve customers around the world. But social entrepreneurs see no such market forces in their fields,” note this week’s hosts Konstanze Frischen, Jon …