UBS launches international search for trailblazing social innovators

Submitted by: Stephen Outlaw on 07/08/16

UBS Social Innovators will select high-potential social enterprises that address some of society’s most pressing challenges and, over the course of a year, support them to scale up their operations and impact.

Zurich, 7 July 2016 – UBS is today launching UBS Social Innovators, UBS’s signature global program to select high-potential social enterprises that are delivering innovative solutions to society’s most pressing challenges. The “UBS Social Innovators” will join an Accelerator program in 2017 to help them grow their organizations and achieve greater social impact. This tailored package of support will include access to UBS’s unique network and know-how, global exposure and expert coaching. UBS Social Innovators is being launched with support from Ashoka, global pioneers in the field of social entrepreneurship since 1980. 

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