The latest report by Dasra on Crafts and Livelihood sponsored by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations has just been released!
Between Thursday, May 31st and Sunday, June 3rd, the Fellows of the Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship organized almost simultaneous forums on cross cultural dialogue across the Atlantic, in New York and Paris. Both initiatives strengthened the involvement of the Ariane de Rothschild network in practical cross-cultural collaborations and spaces.
The Edmond de Rothschild Foundation (USA) has announced a strategic investment in Impact Investment Partners (IIP), an investment company specialized in critical goods and services in emerging markets, aimed at generating demonstrable social impact.
At the invitation of the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations, Jacqueline Novogratz presented in Paris Acumen Fund’s original solutions against poverty
Following the first two-week training seminar held in Cambridge, last July, 19 social entrepreneurs selected as 2011 Fellows met from January 3 to January 6 at ESSEC Business School to take part in leadership and intercultural dialogue classes, business plan strategy workshops and cultural visits. This second edition allowed 2011 Fellows to continue making progress on their respective projects after six months of further development.
The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations are providing support to Mozaïk RH, notably by facilitating new partnerships. In 2009, Estelle Barthélémy, co-founder of the HR non-profit, completed an Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship in social entrepreneurship. On October 18, 2011, the Edmond de Rothschild Group confirmed its commitment to hands-on sponsorship by joining forces with Mozaïk RH to launch a program with a strong social impact.
After a successful start to their Scale Up program in 2010 working with two social enterprises - Puerto Cacao and Extramuros - the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations together with the Institut de l’Innovation et de l’Entrepreneuriat Social (IIES) of ESSEC Business School are scaling up the initiative itself, aimed at supporting the development strategies of high-potential social enterprises.
Created in Mallorca by a team of English and Mallorcan sailors and modeled on British sailing clubs, the Joves Navegants Foundation teaches underprivileged teens how to sail. The Foundation, which encourages teamwork, respect for the environment and dedication to a common interest, selects eight Mallorcan teenagers every year to take part in the famous Ruta de la Sal regatta between Barcelona and Ibiza.
The 25 social entrepreneurs selected for this year’s Ariane de Rothschild (AdR) Fellowship Program completed an intensive training course at Cambridge University last July. They received a diploma for their brilliant performance from Ariane de Rothschild at the program’s closing dinner, and are now members of the transatlantic AdR Fellows Network. Active in France, the UK and the US, the network has already recruited 75 social entrepreneurs since its creation three years ago.