Kyle Zimmer, President and Chief Executive Officer, First Book and Kristine Pearson, Founder and CEO, Lifeline Energy, discuss the real power of social entrepreneurs, but as it enters its fourth decade, "the field of social entrepreneurship is at a crossroads."
Zimmer and Pearson provide insight on the market failures in the social sector. They recommend to examine the field and identify the challenges that hold back social entrepreneurs, then develop and implement solutions to propel collective work forward.
The authors also share six of the many obstacles hindering progress in the social sector.
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Chris Brophy, partner at Capsticks Solicitors LLP, explains the impact does procurement law have on social and mutual enterprises. Brophy states that in order to enable a social or mutual enterprise to succeed, it needs “to give the existing work-force, service-user base and relevant stakeholders the time and opportunity to develop a new organization.”