Following the recent announcement of the UK Social Entrepreneur Index, we’ve put together a list of the great resources and sources of information recommended by the successful social entrepreneurs included in the Index.  These books, articles, videos and websites provided invaluable knowledge and encouragement to the social entrepreneurs we spoke to, helping them to succeed. Here they are for you…



Social Enterprise in Anytown – John Pearce

12 Week Year – Brian P Moran and Michael Lennington

Shoedog – Phil Knight

The Unfinished Social Entrepreneur – Jonathan Lewis

Working Hard – and Working Well – David Hunter

Powerful – Patty McCord

Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship – Teresa Chahine

Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation: International Case Studies and Practice – Ken Banks

Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works – Roger L. Martin

Social Entrepreneurship For Dummies – Mark B. Durieux

The Business of Good: Social Entrepreneurship and the New Bottom Line – Jason Haber

Social Entrepreneurship – Constant Beugré

Lean Startups for Social Change – Michel Gelobter

Start Something That Matters – Blake Mycoskie (Founder of TOMS)

The Accidental Social Entrepreneur – Grant Smith




How to Cure a Cancerous Economy

Doughnut Economics

Linking Social Entrepreneurship and Social Change: The Mediating Role of Empowerment- Dr Helen Haugh

Management for Social Enterprise – Professor Bob Doherty

The diverse world of social enterprise: A collection of social enterprise stories – Professor Bob Doherty



Impact Boom Podcast – Social Enterprise & Design

Social Entrepreneur

The Seven Seeds of Social Enterprise

Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs Podcast

Impact Hustlers – Entrepreneurs With Social Impact

Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs Podcast

BGFG Talks: Super Heroes of Social Enterprises

The Nature of Business, what natural systems can teach us about creating a healthy economy

NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneur with Nathan A Webster

In the Business of Change

The Finding Impact Podcast



TED Talks

Success Story from a Young Social Entrepreneur | Badr Fakiri | TEDxChouaibDoukkaliU

The Power of Social Entrepreneurship | Vishwakrit Choradia | TEDxPathwaysSchoolGurgaon


For the rest of the list go to this site at BQ Live