Leadership Insights

Leadership Insights is the home of our Fellows' research and provocation pieces which they complete as part of their Fellowship programme, in addition to specially commissioned research carried out by, and on behalf of, Clore Social Leadership.


What makes a social entrepreneur?

What makes a social entrepreneur?

By Alexander McLean , January 2012

There is no clear definition of what a social entrepreneur is.  The term is used to define those who establish ‘social enterprises’ – profit making companies created to do good; as well as those who establish charities, amongst others.

In his research Alexander McLean explores what makes a social entrepreneur. His article is based on a series of interviews with fellow social entrepreneurs and charity founders.

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