Tag: skoll

What I liked about the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship

Guilty admission. I am a fault finder.  Show me a perfect rose and I will find the petal that is slightly wilted. Or at least that’s how I grew up. I’ve spent much of my adult life learning to behave...

/ 6 April 2011

The Evolution of Solar Social Enterprise

I had a chance to sit down and chat with Jeremy Leggett last week at the Skoll World Forum.  Jeremy is the Chairman of SolarAid, a social enterprise that delivers solar solutions to rural Eastern and Southern Africa.  SolarAid is...

/ 5 April 2011

What is Social Entrepreneurship – Part II

The opening plenary of the Skoll World Forum last night was fascinating.  Brilliant because it opened with a set by Baaba Maal and insightful because of a debate among leading members of the international microfinance community.  The debate included: Jonathan...

/ 31 March 2011