The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, based in Switzerland, has just launched the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Competition to recognize outstanding social entrepreneurs around the globe. At the time of application, the candidate organization but also the individual(s) leading it, shall have already three years of operations and have implemented an innovation that took the form of:
- A new product or service;
- A new production or distribution method;
- A new labour supply;
- The reformulation of an existing product for an underserved population and/or
- New organizational structures or funding models.
The deadline for applications is the 15th of July 2014.
Further information about the selection criteria is available here.