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5 ways governments can unlock a more social economy

23 May 2022 | Member Posts

This article appears on the World Economic Forum website


Written by: Johanna Mair (Professor of Organization, Strategy and Leadership, Hertie School and Stanford University), Jonathan Wong (Chief of Technology and Innovation, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)), Precious Moloi-Motsepe (Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Motsepe Foundation) and François Bonnici (Director, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship; Head, Social Innovation, World Economic Forum).

A new report, Unlocking the Social Economy, from the World Economic Forum, provides five key policy recommendations to advance the sector.

“Thanks to its strong local roots, the social economy can offer innovative bottom-up solutions to many of the global challenges of today, such as climate change, digitization and social exclusion. The social economy works with and for local communities and has a huge job creating potential.” Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights.

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