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Change is happening every day, all around us. Every small step, action or idea takes us one step further to a more equitable, sustainable and purpose-driven world. The global movement of social entrepreneurship and innovation never stands still. Browse our latest news, heartening stories and key learnings. To reach for change.
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expertise ecosystem blogpost
5 learnings from investing in social entrepreneurship
Our CEO Sofia Breitholtz reflects on the key learnings from our social entrepreneurship programs in Europe and Africa and the conversations with various stakeholders and investors which we're hosting.
expertise 2022 Ethiopia blogpost
Creating a green and equal future through social entrepreneurship: The case of Ethiopia
As developing economies like Ethiopia face the biggest challenges in the world with youth unemployment, high levels of inequality, and are the ones feeling the impact of the changing climate the most, we asked Lemlem to reflect on how social entrepreneurship is an important tool to tackle them and to share some of the inspiring examples and lessons learned from her work.
expertise 2022 blogpost strategy
Can all entrepreneurship be social?
With the new global strategy we developed in 2021, we want to take further steps to leverage the power of entrepreneurship to reduce child poverty, inequality and environmental issues.
expertise Bulgaria blogpost
Fighting poverty and social exclusion in Bulgaria: are we on track?
Open the Circle is a coalition with the ING Bank initiated by Reach for Change in Bulgaria and focused on preventing poverty and fighting social exclusion. After one year of implementation, we have made significant strides in the right direction towards tackling modern Bulgaria's most pressing issues but ran into some roadblocks along the way.
ghana expertise blogpost
The power of entrepreneurship to reduce inequalities in Ghana
Our Country Manager in Ghana, Solomon Twum, shares his insights on how we have been unleashing the power of local entrepreneurs to reduce inequalities.
global blogpost 2021 climate
The world through our children's eyes
According to a recent UNICEF report, an astonishing 1 billion children, nearly half of the world’s children, live in extremely high risk countries. That means that they will be severely affected by climate and environmental hazards, shocks and stresses. In their lifetimes , they will experience damage from heat waves, cyclones, flooding, water scarcity and pollution.
expertise global blogpost 2021
The secrets behind being a successful social entrepreneur
What is the common denominator between them all? What are the success factors and common mistakes? And what would he advise all who have taken upon the path of social entrepreneurship? This blogpost gives answers to all those important questions.
expertise global blogpost
How tech can truly be a game changer for acceleration of social impact
It’s 2021 and technology is present in every part of our daily lives. We know the power of technology, but it can also be leveraged as a tool to enable change. There are so many opportunities to use tech to create a more equal and sustainable world. But in order for that to happen we need to ask ourselves - how do we use this power of technology?
expertise global blogpost
5 ways to promote more equal and inclusive investments
Numbers don’t lie. 3% of global venture capital funding goes to women. In Sweden, that number dwindles to just over 1%. And this funding goes almost exclusively to white women. How can we proudly position ourselves as frontrunners of innovation and entrepreneurship, while we still shut out women from accessing the capital they need to build and scale?
expertise Sweden blogpost
Three learnings from trying to democratise social innovation
My name is Nicklas Wallberg and I’m a farmer son from Söderköping, Sweden trying to transform the situation for social entrepreneurs in socio-economic challenged areas. As Reach for Change’s Country Manager I have the will, right intentions and strong networks to make it happen. What could go wrong right?