New enterprise to address growing waste problem in Vietnam recognized at Taiwan summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnamese enterprise mGreen won a Biosphere Sustainability award at the 2019 Asia Pacific Social Enterprise Summit for its unique initiative that encourages citizens to s...

Interview: Hong Kong Social Enterprise Business Center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hong Kong Social Enterprise Business Center (HKSEBC) connects social service providers with funders to bring to life ideas on how to make society a better place. Th...

Singaporean cleaning firm Spic & Span provides career progression opportunities for the disadvantaged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Spic & Span is a cleaning firm with a difference, placing social outreach at the core of its operations. The company hires disadvantaged workers that face difficult...

Indonesian sustainable village project wins grand prize at social enterprise forum in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unique approach of addressing civil society issues with design ingenuity won an Indonesian social enterprise organization the Grand Jury prize at this year’s Asi...

Asia Pacific Social Enterprise Summit bolsters promotion of public well-being

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Asia Pacific Social Enterprise Summit wrapped up on May 12 in Taiwan’s southern city of Kaohsiung, “bolstering regional cooperation in using innovative commerci...

Blueseeds wins APSIPA award for working with charity to create eco-friendly value chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Blueseeds has won the 2019 Asia Pacific Social Innovation Partnership Award (APSIPA) for its partnership with the Garden of Hope Foundation (GOHF) to extend the value of e...

APSIPA winner Micro PC tackles the scourge of plastic microbeads in water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Micro PC was founded by two college students at Chung Yuan Christian University (中原大學) who developed a technology that cleans harmful substances from water, such as plastic mic...

Asia Pacific Social Enterprise Summit set to open May in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Asia Pacific Social Enterprise Summit (APSES), one of the most significant summits on social enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region, will take place at the Convention Center of...