The Power of Community: Social entrepreneurs are finding impact through engagement

Social enterprises are seeing their impact multiplied by community buy-in and engagement, says Elisa Birnbaum in her new book

Fight of Their Lives: Environmental champions battle to save their communities

We review two documentaries that profile changemakers fighting for justice in the face of greed, politics and the bottom line

In Praise of Kindness and Other Lessons From Mister Rogers

In a review of a new documentary on Mister Rogers and his PBS program, Elisa Birnbaum looks back on the man who epitomized kindness and his impact on children and adults alike

Cooking Class Empowers Refugees: Jess Thompson of Migrateful

How one UK-based social entrepreneur is helping refugees through the universal love of food and a home-cooked meal

Is What I’m Doing a Social Enterprise?

With so many definitions and variations of “social enterprise”, we break it down for you to help you answer the ultimate question: am I running a social enterprise?

The 56% Reality: The power of the integrity-driven brand

In a crowded marketplace — where almost every brand speaks to its “authentic” credentials — how do you actively convey integrity in a way that matters to buyers?


Traveling Responsibly: Adrienne Lee of Planeterra

Traveling Responsibly: Adrienne Lee of Planeterra

Planeterra is supporting local projects in the places they visit, encouraging a meaningful cultural exchange and ensuring tourism dollars are reinvested by communities to promote self-reliance and sustainability.

The Power of Shoes: Buddy Teaster of Soles4Souls

The Power of Shoes: Buddy Teaster of Soles4Souls

How one social enterprise is using new and used shoes to disrupt the cycle of poverty by offering short-term help to those in immediate need as well as long-term solutions for small business owners.

SEE Change publisher & editor Elisa Birnbaum releases a new book highlighting social entrepreneurs.


In the Business of Change profiles social entrepreneurs who are tackling social and environmental challenges in their communities and across the globe. Learn More

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