Missed the Social Enterprise World Forum? Here are five key insights

From closing gaps in access to social finance to prioritizing inclusive hiring practices, speakers at this year’s forum had a lot to discuss

Why It Matters

Social entrepreneurship is vital to creating a sustainable social impact, and to economic growth and inclusion. The rapidly growing industry, which merges mission-focused work with entrepreneurship has much to teach the philanthropic sector.

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