Social Enterprises in Taiwan
Houtong Miners' Culture and History Association Lights up Taiwan...
In the process of Taiwan's economic development, there were groups of heroes who were hard-working silently in the dark mining caves. Houtong was the first coal mining area in Taiwan. However, with the massive replacement of coal with petroleum fuels and a series of mining accidents, Taiwan's mining industry gradually declined and ended. The establishment of Houtong Miner's Culture and History Association is to keep the Black Gold Years and escape them faded into the waves of history.
Secret of Taiwan Toy Library Association to Be "The Only One in T...
More than 50 countries have established toy libraries around the world, using toys as teaching aids to accompany groups in need. However, Taiwan Toy Library Association is the only one that classifies toys systematically, establishes a national network, and even makes a brand to attract international enterprises which automatically ally. The unique method was followed by other international toy libraries and "Only Taiwan can make it."
Chashan Tribe Turns the Tribe People into Shareholders and Takes Back ...
From the 921 Earthquake, Typhoon Morakot to the COVID-19 epidemic. Almost suffering massive disasters every decade, Chashan Tribe Industrial Community Cooperative (Past: Chashan Community Development Association) didn't be destroyed but transformed again and again to find new opportunities. The Tribe relied on the Tourist Industry of its natural environment and then developed into an Agri-industry upgraded in grains production and marketing. Last year (2021), the Tribe improved to a Cooperative organized by smallholders, proving that "Life finds a way."
UK Social Enterprise Report: First Step Trust
First Step Trust (FST) provides work and training opportunities for people excluded from work because of their disadvantages via diversified business models (business services).
UK Social Enterprise Report: The Big Issue Invest
To encourage charity organizations and businesses to join the ranks of social reform to eradicate poverty together and help social enterprises to grow, TBI established its investment-oriented subsidiary: The Big Issue Invest.
The Promotion of Social Enterprises and Ecosystem Development in the U...
Social enterprises in the UK were originally merely a component of local economic activities and were never part of the government's major policy considerations. However, ever since former Prime Minister Tony Blair publicly voiced his support for social entrepreneurs in his first policy speech delivered in 1997...
UK Social Enterprise Report:The Hub Westminster
The Hub is a globally renowned chain co-working space. On its website, it clearly reads, “We are an innovation lab, industry incubation center and social enterprise community center. This is a global community spanning across five major continents with over 7,000 members offering diverse resources, creativities and cooperative opportunities in order to help develop and expand your business and influence.”
UK Social Enterprise Report: Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
The research center affiliated to Oxford University focuses on the primary mission of offering world-class courses on social entrepreneurship, professional research and creating a common workspace.
Money Does Grow on Trees: Green Leaves to Greenbacks
After Kamikatsu’s cash crops were devastated by a harsh cold front during the 1980s, Tomoji Yokoishi headed the effort to turn over a new leaf and found hope for the town in the surrounding mountains.
PlayMoolah: Game App Helps Realizing Dreams
If you don’t know how to manage money, you will never achieve wealth. Audrey Tan and Min Lee discovered that money management is very similar to health management but is very different from regular learning.
Three Cheers for a Better World!
There is a unique bar in Melbourne, Australia, where customers can contribute to the world while savoring Vietnamese baguette, coffee or drinking exotic brews. Welcome to the renowned Shebeen, located on 36 Manchester Lane.
Lambeth: City with Boundless Dreams
In 2010, Lambeth proposed the concept of a Cooperative Council which invites public participation to make the city better. The Open Works is a live prototype of mass participation in creating a network to transform their neighborhood.