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Builds bridges between different actors by creating environments of interaction that make it possible to go beyond the boundaries between disciplines and sectors. Creates space for production of transformative ideas.
Carries on a social incubation program for the social benefit-oriented actors who aim to produce sustainable solutions to the social problems with the products, services or models they’ve created.
Develops projects by establishing collaborations in order to create and develop the potential of social innovation and social entrepreneurship. Plays an active role in this field of research.
The report provides an insight on social enterprises’ current scale, scope and future potential. The report was published within the scope of British Council’s global Social Enterprise Programme that was launched in 2009 and is currently running in 31 countries.
The research that led by British Council and IstasyonTEDU was carried out by a consortium of TED University, Ashoka Turkey, İstanbul Bilgi University, Koç University Social Impact Forum, Mikado and Middle East Technical University since October 2018. The report of the research was published on 3th of July 2019.
Ecosystem approach grounds on the interaction between system, mechanisms, organizations and individuals. It makes it easier to realize; accumulations, inadequacies, comprehending the whole, values desired to be strengthened and social formations desired to be converted.Interaction and collaboration networks within the ecosystem need to be strengthened in order for the value generated by an ecosystem actor to go beyond its orbit and become a transformative force at the systems level.