Enabling the poorest, most marginalized families to live better lives required not just tweaking an existing model; it needed a fundamentally different approach.
A list of some of the week’s most interesting stories in economic growth and social inclusion – featuring the release of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2016-17.
Social entrepreneurship is a growing movement around the world, and these are the countries doing it best.
This new tool could help businesses become truly sustainable.
Jean Pisani-Ferry looks at the lack of trust in experts, from economists to natural scientists.
A competition for design ideas to tackle the refugee crisis received support from the UNHCR and IKEA.
You may know Medellin as the setting for the violent Netflix series 'Narcos'. The real Medellin couldn't be more different.
In the face of Latin America’s challenges of ongoing inequality, stalling growth rates and corruption, there is a door of opportunity: enter social entrepreneurship.
Great inventions from the Latin America region.
A lesson from Ancient Greece offers a useful insight into the interplay between explicit economic incentives and ethical motives.
Open innovation' is the latest buzz word circulating in forums on how to address the increasing complexity of challenges for cities. But what does it actually mean?
The concept of building a community hub dedicated to social entrepreneurship is showing promising results.
Over the last 200 years, Latin America, like most other regions, has seen a dramatic improvement in its economic and social indicators. But it can still do more.
From a platform that lets Indian artisans sell baskets to Ikea to a piece of software slashing the rate at which vaccines are out of stock in Mozambique, technology can be a huge force fo...
Around the world, governments are engaging with citizens on social media. Is it working?