This report produced by the Schwab Foundation and the Global Alliance for Social Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with Deloitte, presents a compelling view of the dynamic intersection of business and social impact.
Based on a range of expert interviews and extensive research, it highlights the increasingly transformative role of social enterprises in the business world. It demonstrates how companies can effectively engage with these innovators at various stages of their social impact journey.
A key feature of the report is the Corporate Social Innovation Compass. This tool links common engagement strategies with their business benefits. It guides companies in defining the most appropriate social innovation strategy based on a range of concrete case studies.
The report underscores the dual advantage of partnering with social enterprises. It shows how these collaborations can attract and retain talent, accelerate innovation, provide access to new markets, create brand value and support sustainability and financial goals.
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