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SOCAP 12 really rocked this year. The annual event, founded by Kevin Jones almost five years ago, has grown in size and recognition to become the mainstay conference on impact investing as applied to social ventures and the general market landscape. Involving participants from all over the world, the conference brings together entrepreneurs, experts, industry leaders, fund managers and government/public policy experts for three days of intense, stimulating and inspiring discussion and debate. Read More.
Last week nine social enterprises came together for a four-day retreat in Kenya. Since Echoing Green Fellows spend most of their time deep in the trenches of operational execution, this was a great chance to step back, reflect and recharge. Sanergy reports back.
In anticipation of Earth Day, we’re celebrating the Echoing Green Fellows solving the world’s biggest environmental problems. Read more.
The recent Echoing Green Fellowship regional retreat in South Africa was game-changing. We went in with the intention of building community, showcasing innovation and developing infrastructure to support social entrepreneurs in Africa. What actually happened was so much more.
Echoing Green's Fellows are always pushing deep, sustainable social change. Here are some of thier recent news and accolades:
2009 EG Fellow Dhruv Lakra (pictured above) received the CNN-IBN Young Indian Leader Award. Lakra's organization, Mirakle Couriers, employs deaf people giving them a chance to increase their livelihood and making them more economically independent.
Echoing Green's Fellows continue to shake the world. Here's a run-down of recent news and accolades: