There are many challenging social entrepreneurship ideas in the world today, and when these ideas are put into action they have the power to spark dramatic social change and sustainable development that can be scaled to benefit millions of people.
Social entrepreneurship ideas have become so influential in the business world today that some of the largest corporate entities are embracing them and actively lending suppor .
For example, search engine giant Google recently announced that they will set aside 1% of their equity and profit over the next 3 years, up to a level of $175 million, in order to invest in social enterprises which are working on important social causes around the world. Business luminaries like Bill Gates have also turned their attention to creative capitalism as a solution to global poverty.
How can the social entrepreneurship movement continue to impact on traditional and upcoming businesses to think differently and act differently?