Entrepreneurship and Higher Education: The Perfect Marriage

How we educate our youth is radically changing everyday, but especially so in regards to technology. As advances in computers and networking continue to bridge distances and erase learning gaps,...more

Social Enterprise Wins Funding to Get Vulnerable Women Back into Work and Education

Women's Business Station, a new social enterprise in Dundee, received £10,000 funding from the Government's Tampon Tax Community Fund for a project aimed at empowering women supported by four Dundee...more

Corporate Responsibility Report of CONSOL Energy Inc.

The CONSOL Energy Inc. has released its first Corporate Responsibility Report, outlining activities undertaken in 2011 with the company's efforts to promote transparency across all of its...more

Oil Industry Money Fuels Opponents of California's Auto Emissions Standards

In a story produced by MapLight and published in partnership with Fast Company, it tackles oil and gas companies where their money fuels opponents of California's auto emissions standards....more

Following The Money: Why Foundations Should Be Analysing Their 'End Spend'

In an article on Forbes the head of a philanthropic education firm posits that foundations could benefit the field and nonprofits from taking a more holistic approach in their funding...more

Croatia's Feelsgood Social Impact Investment Fund Starts Operations

Croatia's 30 million euro ($33 million) venture capital fund Feelsgood Social Impact Investment Fund has started operations, according to the European Investment Fund (EIF), one of the key investors...more

Need More Social Enterprises for Long-Term Service Success

In the latest government-backed research by Social Enterprise UK which surveyed public sector mutuals, employee-owned social enterprises which have been spun out of the public sector, shows how...more

Challenging conventional wisdom in social innovation

Nowadays, too many social innovators are being put in the spotlight for who they are and what they have done with their success, and not the innovations that they actually inspired. When people write...more

Got an idea for a social enterprise? Check out Startup Weekend

The annual Techstars Startup Week is inviting aspiring social entrepreneurs to work on ideas to tackle issues that affect society. This year's Startup Weekend takes place from Friday 18 October to...more

Trinity Entrepreneur Program Grows Alongside San Antonio Startups

Students at Trinity University, just north of San Antonio, are taking part in a new type of career program designed specifically for budding entrepreneurs to allow them a safe space in which to...more








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Students, Skateboarding and Social Enterprise


To address the ongoing issue of student dropouts, Toronto District School Board (TDSB) teacher Craig Morrison started a school-business program called the Oasis Skateboard Factory (OSF) to help keep teens stay in school.




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