Coco Alcuaz talks to Bo's Coffee founder Steve Benitez about homegrown brew and becoming a platform for social enterprises
Student organization Enactus UPLB helps the housewives of Bayan ni Juan in Calauan, Laguna with running small-scale businesses
By bridging the gap between idea and capital, The Spark Project is helping a new generation of entrepreneurs develop ventures that go beyond profit
'Ethical jewelry,' 'fair trade greeting cards,' and 'accessories that give' – these are just some of the many unique products you can buy in Cambio Market
'I heard what everyone needs to hear from the most unsuspecting, rugged-looking person who looked at everyone with ease'
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A financial expert says many overseas Filipino workers send most of their earnings to their families – and fail to save for themselves – because they feel emotions such as guilt and shame
Many overseas Filipino workers face problems with loans. A program for OFWs in Hong Kong is helping change that.
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals can be a framework
An Indonesian cocoa farmer tastes chocolate for the first time in this video that also explains why consuming this chocolate shouldn't make you feel guilty
'Don't be afraid to love your people ... Love keeps on coming back,' says Human Nature's Dylan Wilk
The social enterprise is the first fashion brand outside of the United States and Canada to win a grant from prestigious New York-based fashion brand, Eileen Fisher
The Hult Prize, also known as the 'Nobel Prize for Students,' is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from the best universities worldwide.
Sentro ha Pagpauswag ha Panginabuhi (Center for Local Economy Development) provides a sustainable social enterprise model for seaweed farmers in Northern Samar
'Social enterprises can be instrumental in transforming communities out from poverty through the provision of goods, services, and opportunities and which can enable these sectors to take part in economic activities'
First Harvest works directly with peanut farmers in Bulacan, helping them secure planting materials, and commit to purchasing their produce
Smart and Globe say that giving all sectors telecommunications access empower them economically and politically
ChooseSocial.PH wants to improve the social media reach of their brand and add more social enterprises to the platform, so they can help more of them break into the mainstream
How can tea transform a jobless area into a place with a thriving economy? A cup of Tsaa Laya tea tells the story.
Press release: Can technology save the earth from climate change?
Press release: Renowned theater group PETA partners with Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc to showcase the organization's social enterprise work for the past two decades
A startup company in Kenya is hoping to upgrade the country's popular taxi bike system to something more sturdy and safer for passengers
If you’re thinking of putting up your own social enterprise, here are some tips from some entrepreneurs who’ve gone the same path and are still at it
Social entrepreneur Illac Diaz hopes to show that Filipino innovators can successfully address some of the biggest problems facing the world today
'Good intentions are not enough, you should also think about how it will work in the long term'
BPI and Ateneo launch a social business competition that aims to widen the focus of social entrepreneurship
Pitch your social enterprise model in a 5-minute video to empower Filipinas and win $25,000 to fund your start-up
Social enterprise Vesti wants Filipinos to go beyond the headlines about Mindanao and see that it has more to offer through its handcrafted textile products
How has one social enterprise helped Mindanao farmers produce more and rise above their vulnerability to conflict?
The goal of the group is to bring aquaponics to places that need it most: places where you thought it was impossible to grow anything in
Rags2Riches co-founder Reese Fernandez-Ruiz is among the 30 people featured in Forbes' list of social entrepreneurs under 30
Acquired from a cash-trapped exporter in 2006, Pilipinas Ecofiber Corporation strives to prove that it can reap profit, while at the same time, be fair with its partner cooperatives
What are 'social enterprises' and why should we care?
Social enterprises with the poor as primary stakeholders have emerged as innovative responses to social problems
The social enterprise phenomenon in Korea evolved from a bottom-up movement and a top-down culture
Non-bank financial institutions will play a crucial role in supporting SMEs in the Philippines with the looming ASEAN integration in 2015
A social enterprise expert from the Social Enterprise Development Inc gives practical advice on how to overcome challenges in business startups
A social enterprise development expert discusses 4 strategies that can help start-ups succeed
The 56-hectare mangrove forest has given income to the residents since they transformed it into an eco-tourism spot
'We believe ideas cannot happen in isolation and collaboration via networks can bring together the right mix of people, skills and experience needed to turn ideas into reality'
Press release: The Reconstruction Initiative through Social Enterprise (RISE) was aims to make social entrepreneurship and social enterprise development an important strategy to engage the poor
'What is important for a social enterprise is that we build a sustainable enterprise, something that will last,' explains Gawad Kalinga founder Tony Meloto
The Camp aims to bring together young people from ages 18-30 who would like to explore their creative side while offering a space to exchange, foster thinking and collaboration about groundbreaking social innovation through social enterprise
Finalists will receive consultation and training support, while a cash prize awaits the winner
R2R bloomed into supporting the urban artisans and their desire to uplift themselves from poverty
For years Diana Saw was at the helm of a multinational corporation in Singapore. But in 2006, a vacation in Cambodia turned her life around
Taclob aims to create jobs by making something that the world wants, and that the community needs
Janine Chiong turned her thesis project into a viable business, and she wants to show you how you can do the same
Ezra Ferraz speaks to Josh Mahinay, founder of BAG943 – a company that donates one bag to a Filipino student for every bag purchased by a customer
On a leap of faith, I resigned from my job in L.A. and decided to go back to the Philippines and start a business that will champion education for the poor