Using SDGs to Drive your Company’s Sustainability & Purpose Agenda: Five Examples in the Private Sector
Guess who can name all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 169 associated targets that come with them? If you’ve answered “no one”, you’re right! That’s just too much for most people to absorb, particularly if your primary...
We love you, Emzingo extended family! And we want to tell you why. The end of the year and the start of a new one is always the natural time to reflect on the previous 365 days. In this...
By Drew Bonfiglio – Emzingo Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m sucker for foul-mouthed musicals. My favorite being Avenue Q. Definitely not politically correct and often offensive, it’s not an obvious lead to a blog about meaningful work and...
“I believe in direct feedback as the base on which to build long lasting relationships”, a conversation with Elisa Sednaoui Dellal.
By Maryem Sáder – Emzingo. The life of international actress, model and philanthropist Elisa Sednaoui Dellal was shaped by culturally diverse experiences and early exposure to the creative world. She grew up between Egypt, Italy and France, daughter of an...
By Maryem Sáder – Emzingo. Meet Owen Muzambi, founder and Director of Driven Entrepreneurs, a social enterprise offering customized entrepreneurial programmes for communities and secondary schools in South Africa a clear mission in mind: to impact youth and adults across...
By Maryem Sáder – Emzingo. *All images courtesy of KYP. As Commencement Season 2017 hit colleges in the US, a powerful image involving graduation attire took place on the other side of the planet: a group of college graduates proudly...
By Maryem Sáder – Emzingo. Concepción –Conchita– Galdón, is the new Director & Academic Lead for Social Innovation at IE University division, a member of Ashoka Spain’s Venture Board and Co-Founder of the Social Venture Puentes Global. As an IE...
“Act despite the fear and courage will catch up with you”.- An Interview With Entrepreneur Lesley Williams.
By Maryem Sáder – Emzingo. In October 2010, the first Impact Hub in Africa opened its doors in Johannesburg. Today, the Impact Hub Joburg is part the world’s largest network of inspiring workspaces, vibrant learning communities, and entrepreneurial incubation programs....
When Smartphones Aren’t Smart: The Challenges of Social Innovation Delivery in Emerging Market Countries
By Yvonne Krywyj. Recently, I attended a startup accelerator pitch competition in Kigali where 10 teams pitched business solutions to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) challenges faced by Rwandan youth. The top four teams received funding to further develop...
By Maryem Sáder – Emzingo. At Nanga we believe that struggling communities will progress only when their most vulnerable children –those severely impacted by poverty, disease, or poor family circumstances– are able to succeed. We use a sophisticated, theory-based approach...