Awards

There are several awards that recognize and reward social enterprises. The Social Enterprise Awards is the UK's national award for social enterprise, recognising both individuals and organisations in the social enterprise movement. These are run by [12] Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) in partnership with social enterprise organisations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The Social Enterprise Awards evolved out of the Enterprising Solutions Awards, which were run by SEUK in collaboration with the Office of the Third Sector in the Cabinet Office and the Community Banking branch of the RBS Group. The Edge Upstarts Awards are run annually by the New Statesman in the UK. The Asia Social Innovation Award is the first Asia-wide annual competition that asks for simple ideas that can solve social issues common in Asian cities, such as an ageing population, poverty and environmental sustainability. The Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge is the first and the only inter-collegiate social ventures business competition in Hong Kong. Fast Company has a yearly ranking of top 15 to 25 noteworthy social enterprises called the Social Capitalist Awards which highlights noteworthy organizations in social innovation (2004 to 2010). There are several business schools which offer social entrepreneurship business plants. In addition, several organizations offer fellowships like Ashoka [13], Acumen Fund [14], and Echoing Green [15] all thre

of which are quite competitive. Still other organizations offer accelerator and mentorship programs like the Unreasonable Institute The New Statesman is a British political and cultural magazine published weekly in London. Founded in 1913, and connected with leading members of the socialist Fabian Society, the magazine has a centre-left political position.[2] The longest serving editor was Kingsley Martin (193060). The current editor is Jason Cowley, who assumed the post at the end of September 2008. In the 29 May 2006 issue, then-editor John Kampfner stated that the New Statesman remained "true to its heritage of radical politics". The magazine is committed to "development, human rights and the environment, global issues the mainstream press often ignores". Historically, the magazine was sometimes affectionately referred to as "The Staggers" because of crises in funding, ownership and circulation. The nickname is now used as the title of its rolling politics blog.[3] Its current writers and columnists include Mehdi Hasan, Will Self, David Blanchflower, Ed Smith, John Gray, Laurie Penny and John Pilger. The New Statesman had a certified average circulation of 23,909 in 2011, 17,471 of which were paid copies[1][4] (20,000 paid in total, including digital and kindle).[5] Traffic to the magazine's relaunched website reached a record high in 2013 - in January that year, unique visitors to newstatesman.com broke 1.15 million.

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