Social Enterprises in Taiwan
Long-Yan-Lin Welfare Association creates an "Aging in Place"...
In recently years, we heard elderly meal delivery and day care services in Taiwan’s rural communities, but Long-Yan-Lin Welfare Association had been doing these services for 22 years. It insists on “Locals take care of locals”, promotes middle-aged and elderly employment, and leverages local agricultural resources then returns the surplus to the social welfare. It also takes care of the elderly people for those young people who left hometown to work and creates an “Aging in Place” happy community.
An empty place becomes a popular center, Ji-hu Leisure Farms Developme...
Base on Kouhu Visitor Center, Jin-hu Leisure Farms Development Association opened the popularity through catering and successfully integrated the local agriculture and fishery specialties, landscape, ecology, and cultural resources with agritourism. It creates and promotes Self-brand “Bittersweet Man” series with the local smallholders and certified Halal certificate. In addition to attracting young people to return hometown, the Association provides local employments, developing, and empowering middle-aged employees. It also returns the surplus to the village, takes care of the disadvantaged, and is a matching platform between enterprises and public welfare.
Cooperates with Industries, Governments, and Academics, Guantian Commu...
Guantian Black Gold Team cooperates with the industries, governments, academics, and communities to develop a patented carbonization process that transforms wastes water caltrop shells into an international standard“Water Caltrop Biochar”. The biochar can purify air, water and improve the soil as a fully recycle system. It not only brings employment opportunities and creates economic values, but also makes a sustainable rural ecology.
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.