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Quatre nouveaux outils pour financer les entreprises sociales. 2,4 millions, c'est le nombre de salariés qu'emploie actuellement le secteur de l'économie sociale et solidaire.

Quatre nouveaux outils pour financer les entreprises sociales

Coopératives, associations productrices de biens et services, mutuelles ou encore entrepreneurs sociaux, ces structures représentent à elles seules près de 10% du PIB français. Fort de ce succès, Nicolas Dufourcq, directeur général de bpifrance (Banque publique d'investissement) a remis le 31 mai dernier un rapport au ministre délégué à la Consommation, Benoît Hamon.

Objectif: encourager la croissance du secteur grâce notamment à la création de nouveaux outils de financement. Parmi ces nouveaux outils de financement, on trouve tout d'abord la mise en place d'un "fonds de fonds". Sa cible? Dans la même lignée, un "fonds d'innovation sociale" sera également crée. Une première étape dans le financement des entreprises sociales Enfin, la bpi envisage la mise en place d'un portail numérique dédié au financement des entreprises de l'ESS mais plus particulièrement à celui des TPE. Les managers enfilent des rangers. M le magazine du Monde | • Mis à jour le | Par Louise Couvelaire DISCERNER DANS LA COMPLEXITÉ.

Les managers enfilent des rangers

Décider dans l'incertitude. Agir dans l'adversité". Arnaud Rouget et Frédéric Lassali ont un an pour faire leurs ces trois dogmes. Why Innovators Love Constraints - Whitney Johnson. By Whitney Johnson | 12:00 PM February 4, 2013 While dreaming and disrupting has unfettered me in many ways, it has shackled me in others.

Why Innovators Love Constraints - Whitney Johnson

One of the most unexpected was losing a part of my identity. Once the rush of leaving a name-brand corporation wore off, it began to seep in that I could no longer call someone and say “Whitney Johnson, Merrill Lynch.” It was just Whitney Johnson. Les différences psychologiques entre hommes et femmes ne seraient pas évidentes. GENRE - La science apporte enfin une preuve pour étayer ce que nous savions déjà: toute cette histoire selon laquelle "les hommes viennent de Mars, les femmes de Vénus" est fausse.

Les différences psychologiques entre hommes et femmes ne seraient pas évidentes

L'"empowerment", nouvel horizon de la politique de la ville. LE MONDE | • Mis à jour le | Par Sylvia Zappi.

L'"empowerment", nouvel horizon de la politique de la ville

Tim Lehmann: Rebels Without a Cause? Beyond Heroic Social Entrepreneurship in Davos. The grand narrative of social entrepreneurship is everywhere: heroic individuals build innovative solutions to transform the texture of the world's social fabric.

Tim Lehmann: Rebels Without a Cause? Beyond Heroic Social Entrepreneurship in Davos

What have we learned in a decade of emergent debate on the topic? What are the effects of a topic nobody, be it policy makers, professors, students, or parents, can avoid touching upon one way or another? Chuck Cohn: Million Dollar Ideas Make Money and Create Jobs Too. My wife recently started an MBA program and at least half of her classmates are considering the entrepreneurship track over the mainstays of finance, accounting, and marketing.

Chuck Cohn: Million Dollar Ideas Make Money and Create Jobs Too

Excited by the Facebooks of the world, they all want to break free, be creative, solve problems, and work for themselves. One problem: they have no concrete ideas for a business. Most will likely eventually choose the lower-risk platforms over entrepreneurship specifically because they don't have a big, game changing idea. La "boîte à idées" sur la refondation de l'école attend sa déclinaison politique. LE MONDE | • Mis à jour le | Par Mattea Battaglia et Aurélie Collas Après trois mois de débats impliquant 800 personnalités, 300 heures d'ateliers et 120 réunions publiques, la concertation sur la "refondation de l'école" a accouché, vendredi 5 octobre, d'un rapport peu volumineux mais ambitieux.

La "boîte à idées" sur la refondation de l'école attend sa déclinaison politique

Dix orientations sont données, qui veulent poser les fondements d'une école "juste" et "bienveillante", celle du XXIe siècle. Elles devraient servir de base de réflexion au futur projet de loi d'orientation et de programmation sur l'école qui doit être présenté en conseil des ministres, fin octobre, par Vincent Peillon. Dès mardi 9 octobre, le chef de l'Etat, François Hollande, donnera le ton en présentant ses priorités pour l'école. What Kind of Misfit Are You? - Umair Haque. By Umair Haque | 9:43 AM August 4, 2011 Here’s a confession that may surprise no one who regularly reads this blog: I’m a misfit.

What Kind of Misfit Are You? - Umair Haque

And I always have been. And having spent a few decades on this planet as a slightly octagonal peg facing an endless vista of square, machine-made holes, I’ve developed a hypothesis about achievement. Moving Around Without Losing Your Roots - Gianpiero Petriglieri. Big questions always strike unexpectedly, when our guard is down.

Moving Around Without Losing Your Roots - Gianpiero Petriglieri

I was watching my toddlers splash in the pool last summer when a fellow dad plunged me into revisiting the meaning of home in a globalized world. He didn’t mean to. He just asked where we were from. “We live in Boston,” I started, “but we’re from Europe. How about you?” Docs/publications-docs/NetImpact_WhatWorkersWant2012.pdf. Not Everyone Should Be a Social Entrepreneur - Lara Galinsky. “I want to be a social entrepreneur.” I hear it nearly every day. Breaking Through Social Entrepreneurship's Star System - Erica Williams. By Erica Williams | 12:00 PM September 5, 2012 Social entrepreneurship has been always both a gift and curse for me, a Millennial in the social change sector. Echoing Green’s Lara Galinsky was right in her HBR piece: “Not Everyone Should Be a Social Entrepreneur”. The Rise of Coworking Office Spaces - Anne Kreamer.

By Anne Kreamer | 12:00 PM September 19, 2012 “Coworking” office spaces, leasable by the day or month (think RocketSpace in San Francisco or The Hive in Denver) are multiplying in cities all over the country. Demand is predicted to expand by as much as 40% in 2013. And for good reason. It’s no secret that the efficiency-driven modern office is a joyless and at best neutral venue in most people’s lives. (Think: boxy cubicles that don’t enable privacy or community, lack of natural light, incoherent design, etc.)

To better understand what’s going on, I spent time at Grind in New York City, an invitation-only coworking space. Blavatnik School of Government opens for study. Policy 20 Sep 12. Morning Advantage: A Serious Attempt at "Pay What You Want" - Dana Rousmaniere. By Dana Rousmaniere | 7:07 AM September 11, 2012 North American restaurant chain Panera Bread is experimenting with a nonprofit variation, where the company donates a number of existing stores to its "Panera Cares" foundation. At these locations, any money made goes first to fund operations, and additional profits go to local charities. How to Take a Social Venture to Scale - Paul Bloom.

By Paul Bloom | 8:30 AM June 18, 2012 For a social entrepreneur with an innovative solution, the holy grail is scaling it—that is, taking it to a level where the new approach operates efficiently and effectively to achieve significant mitigation of a social problem. Indeed, many are under real pressure to scale as their supporters, not unlike investors in commercial ventures, clamor for higher social returns on their investments. But for every Habitat for Humanity, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Teach for America that has managed to scale, there are thousands that have stagnated or failed.

For the past several years, I have been studying the successful scalers to discover how they made the leap from local to large-scale impact. The answer isn’t as simple as we might wish: their leaders have pursued a variety of strategies, and there is no single “best practice” formula for scaling a social venture. Staffing. Communicating. Européennes, diplômées et femmes au foyer. LE MONDE | • Mis à jour le | Par Birgitta Ohlsson, ministre suédoise des affaires européennes Alors que 60 % des étudiants européens sont des femmes, leur taux d'emploi sur le marché du travail est toujours inférieur à celui des hommes.

Seulement un membre sur dix des conseils d'administration et 24 % des parlementaires sont des femmes. The Joy of Quiet. Freedom key to workplace of the future. Could this type of office be a thing of the past? Future offices spaces could be like mobile meeting places where workers gather. As workers gain more freedom, the line between self-employed and employed will become blurredThe concept of the full time job may be the first thing to goThe changing workforce may also shift global power centers to the developing countries (CNN) -- The world's workforce is undergoing a revolution which will change the way we think about employment, office spaces and hierarchy - and may also shift global power centers to the developing countries, experts say. As workers gain more freedom over when and where they work, the line between self-employed and employed will become increasingly blurred.

Office spaces will become more like meeting places where mobile workers occasionally gather, and senior leaders will come out of their offices to engage more closely with workers. Ben Bowler: The Next Revolution is Spiritual. 32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow - Interactive Feature. Electric Clothes Physicists at Wake Forest University have developed a fabric that doubles as a spare outlet. When used to line your shirt — or even your pillowcase or office chair — it converts subtle differences in temperature across the span of the clothing (say, from your cuff to your armpit) into electricity. And because the different parts of your shirt can vary by about 10 degrees, you could power up your MP3 player just by sitting still.

David C. Hodgson: Social Entrepreneurship Soars as a Career Choice: Finding meaning in work and life. Has "social entrepreneur" become a career of choice? Twenty-five years ago, at the founding of Echoing Green, an organization that provides seed money and support to promising social entrepreneurs, young people wanted to be doctors, lawyers or business executives. No one ever said they wanted to be a social entrepreneur. Et si la France était en avance sur la nouvelle économie durable ? Le Monde.fr | • Mis à jour le | Par Roger Belot, président directeur général de la MAIF Nos sociétés occidentales sont plus que jamais confrontées à trois crises de grande ampleur : économique, financière, écologique. Cette situation a provoqué une crise de confiance des consommateurs à l'égard de ce qu'on essaie de leur vendre, des citoyens à l'égard du politique et des institutions, des salariés à l'égard des dirigeants des grandes entreprises.

Dans ce contexte, la bonne résistance de nos entreprises de l'économie sociale et solidaire a réveillé l'intérêt des décideurs publics à notre égard : coopératives, associations, entreprises sociales et mutuelles dont nous sommes à la MAIF l'un des piliers fondateurs. Ces branchés qui débranchent. M le magazine du Monde | • Mis à jour le | Par Guillemette Faure. Sally Osberg: Social Entrepreneurs "Refreshingly Uncynical" Just as I was coming up for air after our ninth Skoll World Forum, held each spring in the U.K. at Oxford University, David Brooks' New York Times column on social entrepreneurs hit my desk.

Are Women Better Leaders than Men? - Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman. By Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman | 10:14 AM March 15, 2012. Thane Kreiner: The Next Wave of Successful Social Entrepreneurs. Cultivating Empathy. Sam Spade at Starbucks. 150 Women Who Shake the World.