Two Schools of thought of Social Business

As with so many concept in the world, also Social Business is a term which can have multiple meanings dependent on the context of the person, who uses it. I’ve realized that first time during a conversation with an American impact investor from the Wallstreet. He explained me with firm conviction that what we do Read More …

Research Handbook on Small Business Social Responsibility has been published

It is my pleasure to announce that on January 26th 2018 the research handbook on Small Business Social Responsibility has been published to which I had the pleasure of contributing an article. I got in touch with the publishers of the handbook in spring 2015 and had the pleasure of presenting my insights in Nepal’s Read More …

5 types of social businesses

Social Business Types While working with start-ups I’ve experienced two types of approaches to design a social business: Either the business plan is following a good old schoolbook approach and often risks running short in terms of the impact it is making: it’s well developed in terms of the production process, product design and the Read More …

A Brief Institutional Analysis on Social Businesses as Option for Start-Ups in Nepal

This paper has been presented during Nepal’s firs international conference on Social Entrepreneurship, which has happend in Nepal in July 2016. The paper is based on some small grass-roots analysis I’ve been conducting in Summer 2015. It shows that almost half of the analysied social busines are employment oriented: The paper concludes, that even though Read More …

Speaker at a seminar on the topic of social responsibility of SMEs in developing countries

This June, I had the honor to be one of the speakers during a seminar series organized by the Middlesex University. The fifth seminar of this series with the topic “ (Small) Social Enterprises and CSR in emerging/developing countries“ was held in Royal Holloway University southwest of London. Being one out of two practitioners I Read More …

New Challenge: Social Business in Nepal

Sponantously i decided to join the Global Social Business Summit which took place in Kuala Lumpur in the first week of November 2013. There I also met philantropist Mr. Binod K. Chaudhary, the first Billionair of Nepal In December 2012 the Chaudhary foundation decided to join hands with Prof. Mohammed Yunus and promote Social Business Read More …

Monon e.U. at the Global Social Business Summit in Vienna

From November 8th – 10th, the fourth Global Social Business Summit (organized by the Grameen Creative Labs) will take place in Vienna. Over two and a half days hundreds of participants are expected; social entrepreneurs as well as representatives from governments, cities, corporations and the academic field will exchange ideas about how social problems can Read More …