A New Network of Leaders Changing the System Together

The World Economic Forum gathered a new community of social entrepreneurs and change leaders at the Schwab Foundation Annual Summit and the World Economic (WE) Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit.

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship community is bringing together the first intersectoral community of social innovators at the World Economic Forum by introducing three new categories, in addition to its Social Entrepreneur awards.

The Schwab Foundation is proud to honor the social innovators in 2019, which is composed of: social entrepreneurs, corporate social intrapreneurs, public social intrapreneurs, and social innovation thought leaders.

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship has recognized "values-driven, inclusive, compassionate, entrepreneurial individuals who develop sustainable new models in business, social development and environmental initiatives" for more than two decades.

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