Over the past three decades, Ashoka Globalizer, the world’s pre-eminent network of social entrepreneurs, has identified Fellows with the greatest potential for catalyzing global systems change. In this series a couple of these leaders describe investment strategies measured by performance of social capital and social innovations, implementing positive change in their respective industries.
Matthew Bishop is the US Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief of The Economist. Mr. Bishop was previously the magazine’s London-based Business Editor. He co-founded and advises the #givingtuesday campaign and the Social Progress Index. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business.
Mr. Bishop is the author of several books. Most notably, Philanthrocapitalism, on the new movement that brings together the business and social sectors to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.
Ashoka identifies and supports the world's leading social entrepreneurs, learns from the patterns in their innovations, and mobilizes a global community that embraces these new frameworks to build an "everyone a changemaker world" with priorities in social entrepreneurship, transforming younger generations into agents of change, and organizing a global network equipped with the tools needed for inspiring change. The Globalizer program taps into Ashoka’s broad network of changemakers across the business, government, and citizen sectors. It begins with a three-month advisory phase where a support team of volunteer advisors—leading strategy consultants and high-level business leaders—help Ashoka Fellows reflect on key issues and establish a solid strategy to spread their impact.
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