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    The role of social entrepreneurs

    The expansion of social services in developing countries offers the greatest opportunity for social entrepreneurs to… more

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    The Social Entrepreneurs of the year 2013

    It is with great pleasure that we celebrate the Schwab Foundation’s Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2013. Now… more

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    Davos: an exchange of ideas

    Dropping through the clouds and into the valley, I arrived in the town of Davos for the last day of the World Economic… more

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    Kinder capitalism: an idea worth pondering

    I was very fortunate to meet Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohammed Yunus at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 in… more

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    Will the trade offs you make pay off?

    Nearly 30 Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneurs gathered for two days of private discussions ahead of the World… more

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    An aspirational lifestyle for 7 billion people?

    There is an unconscious and slightly patronising attitude out there in the world about doing our bit to help poor… more

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    Social Entrepreneurship in Davos

    In my last blog 'Let's blow dandelions in Davos' I expressed my expectations to the World Economic Forum in Davos being… more

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    Survival tips for introverts in high network environments

    The World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos is not the easiest event for me - I have a serious disability: I’m… more

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    Mega sporting events: in whose interest?

    Due to the global attention that mega sporting events can bring to a city or country, they are promoted as a huge… more

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    The realism of barbed wire

    Life is made of trade-offs. Understood. Clear. Accepted. But sometimes I wonder that I may have traded off too much for… more

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    The future of NGOs

    Today I participated in my first Open Forum in Davos. The topic was the future of NGOs and the panellists represented… more

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    Mobile cash, the challenges

    Imagine a world in which the most vulnerable, through their mobile phones, were able to receive government payments… more

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    Helping migrants helps business

    Here’s a question: What do the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, your computer, and the lettuce for this evening’s salad all… more

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    It’s the economy, stupid

    Here at Davos we participated in a fantastic scenario planning workshop with Schwab Social Entrepreneurs and business… more

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    Resilient dynamism, a social entrepreneur’s view

    The theme of the 2013 Annual Meeting is ‘resilient dynamism’ – but what exactly does it mean? From a purely… more

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    Let’s blow dandelions in Davos

    The World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting is a potential setting for global change for a more optimistic and resilient… more

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    These opportunities don’t come very often

    The town of Davos is still reasonably quiet as everyone prepares for the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum… more

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    Training and employing youth, looking to the future

    I’m heading off to the World Economic Forum in Davos to talk about training of young people, to me a major challenge… more