• 5 places to connect with changemakers in Budapest and beyond

    Updates about the Social Impact Award and its impact in society

    Social entrepreneurship is a cool concept. But, if all you have seen so far are lecture rooms at the Uni and mildly boring corporate offices during your summer internships, how can you get involved and learn more about it? Budapest boasts a number of open community spaces where changemakers hang out, sharing beers, coffee and innovative ideas to make this world work for all.   Here is our list of […]

  • Major reasons why we are bringing the Social Impact Award to Tunisia.

    Updates about the Social Impact Award and its impact in society

    What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear “Tunisia”? Sandy beaches? A hot Sahara with Camels? Welcoming people or maybe spicy food? Well, Tunisia has much more to offer than great touristic facilities as well as warmth and hospitality. This small country has a great potential to turn into a hub for African and MENA entrepreneurs and a regional leader of empowered youth advancing their […]

  • Eliminating barriers for to the development of social entrepreneurship – IZBOR Macedonia

    Stories of the people that move us into action

    During its twenty years of operation, the Association IZBOR through the development strategy of the organization, managed to implement a large number of projects through its programs aimed at target groups: Program to maintain low prevalence of HIV / AIDS, through: Programmes of harm reduction among injecting drug users, Programmes to promote health and social rights of sex workers. Program for free legal aid – Improving and facilitating the exercise […]

  • The packaging that had a past… may also have a future! – Pakomak

    Ideas that have potential to influence a million people or more

    Pakomak is a non-profit company, founded in 2010, whose main activity is management of packaging waste. According to the new Law on management of packaging and packaging waste, since January 10, 2011 Pakomak is the first company in Macedonia, licensed by the Ministry of environment for selection and processing of packaging waste.   The company’s goal is to build a long-lasting and solid cooperation with its customers and the Government. In […]

  • The Growing Trend of Doing Good – Social Entrepreneurship

    Updates about the Social Impact Award and its impact in society

    Thanks to the hard work and the growing presence of social entrepreneurship in society, last year was a year of significant achievements. Social Entrepreneurship is shifting economy, while we are shifting our minds. The highlight in our local Social Impact Award community last year was – “Iskra”, a prestige corporate philanthropy award by Erste Bank Montenegro. “By reducing the meaning of the term ‘social responsibility’ and labeling its actions ‘philanthropic’ and ‘volunteer […]

  • 5 reasons why you should always attend events

    Updates about the Social Impact Award and its impact in society

    By Hayley Mill, SIA Austria In today’s world we are often so busy that we tend to ignore any event promotions that pop up in our inbox or on Facebook. But should we? Events offer so many benefits – both tangible and intangible – that we really should be making time for them. Here are our top 5 reasons why you should make the time to attend an event. 1. […]

  • “Social entrepreneurs are brave and passionate people, who are not afraid to fight the windmills.” – Nikoleta Kosovac

    Updates about the Social Impact Award and its impact in society

    Nikoleta Kosovac is a coordinator of the street papers Liceulice, as well as SIA Serbia 2016 Jury member. She joined us at the beginning of the year at the Belgrade Kick-off and followed the journey of SIA throughout the year. Thanks to her enthusiasm, we managed to create a strong partnership and help each other along the way. We talked about Liceulice, but also her view on the young social entrepreneurship […]

  • SIA Romania received the Entrepreneurship Award at the Gala of Romanian Youth

    Updates about the Social Impact Award and its impact in society

      Social Impact Award Romania received recognition for its work this year from the Romanian Ministry of Youth and Sports. During the 3rd edition of the Gala of Romanian Youth, SIA was considered by the jury as the most relevant project at the Entrepreneurship category.   More than 124 projects competed for the 2016 Edition of the Gala of Romanian Youth. Their activities involved over 80.000 young people this year […]

  • Fair Cycle – The Community Winner of Social Impact Award Austria 2016

    The stories of some of the best projects from the previous years

    Fair Cycle produces bicycles and other products that make an environmental and social impact. Produced in Uganda and sold both there and on our market, they combat unemployment and support a sustainable lifestyle. Fair production, materials, price, and impact are the keystones of our philosophy and products. mobility. jobs. future. With a bicycle, a person can go four times farther and carry five times more than by walking. This allows […]

  • “Eventually in life you will end up regreting more the things you didn’t do than the things you did”

    Stories of the people that move us into action

    Today we were talking with SIA2016 in Macedonia/FYROM Blagoja Grozadnow and assistant for the this years´ community award.- chief lecturer and consultant in Konto Profit as well as SIA Jury Dear Blagoja, what exactly is Konto Profit and how did it all start? Konto Profit is a family owned business. It was started by my father some 20 years ago. At the beginning it was heavily focused on offering classic […]

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