It is possible to run a profitable business and effect socially beneficial change. 30 social entrepreneurs from around the world have been invited to this year's World Economic Forum to highlight their models, and swap experience and know-how.
As the UN General Assembly gathers, New York is also hosting another meeting, organized by the WEF — the Sustainable Development Impact Summit. The gathering showcases how entrepreneurs can act sustainably.
The German chancellor has lauded the country's sustained economic growth and low unemployment. Angela Merkel was speaking in her first video message after announcing she would stand down as political party leader.
Those leading the discussions at the World Economic Forum in Davos often hardly know the realities — unlike the social entrepreneurs, some of which are also attending the high-profile gathering.
The global elite is doing a lot of soul-searching at this year's World Economic Forum in Switzerland. But does globalization need to be fixed? And is Davos the place to answer such a question?
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