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Let the research collaboration between Ashoka Hungary and the scholars of the Budapest Corvinus University Science Shop begin!

The scholar work on social enterprises has started with the participation of the researchers of the Corvinus University Science Shop (Máté Farkas-Kis, Sára Forgács-Fábián, Noémi Krátki, Réka Matolay, Ákos Nagy, Éva Révész, Andrea Toarniczky). The research covers two main topics selected on the basis...
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Let the Green Lab powered by Telekom Kraft program begin!

The application period for the program Green Lab powered by Telekom Kraft is now closed, we are ready to join forces and get working with the young professionals! The background of the participants is very diverse, amongst others, economists, designers, food engineers, landscape architects, as well...
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Two research topics selected - Our Research Project is starting

After a long preparation, our two joint research with the Corvinus team will begin shortly. It’s decided: two research topics to promote local social entrepreneurship (SE) are selected for 2022.

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About the Ashoka Hungary Board Academy program

Supporting civil and other mission-driven organizations in establishing an effective board.  

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Ashoka Hungary Research Program kicked off

Ashoka, in collaboration with the Science Shop and researchers at Corvinus University of Budapest, launched a 12-month research project in January 2022 to address relevant issues affecting social enterprises.

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Summary on the Ashoka Ecosystem Program

One of the goals of the ASHOKA Hungary Ecosystem program is to give space to Hungarian actors to get to know each other, think together and establish long-term collaborations within the Hungarian agro-ecosystem. The focus of the project was on social enterprise organizations working in the field of...

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The first place winner of the Innovative Social Service Organization of the Year Award is the Symbiosis Foundation

The "One Week in Heaven" ("Egy hét mennyország") program of the Symbiosis Foundation, founded by László Jakubinyi Ashoka Fellow, impressed the professional jury, so in 2021 they were voted the first prize of the Innovative Social Service Organization Award.

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Green Lab will start soon

The Green Lab Program is Ashoka Hungary's program for solving specific environmental challenges, where teams work with corporate partners (Telekom, MasterCard, TMF Group) to develop ideas for specific challenges all the way to the business plan.

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We are looking for Changemakers! - Who will be the new member of the Hungarian Ashoka Network in 2022?

The constant change and rapid transformation that characterizes both our immediate environment and our world is no longer a novelty today. We all have experience, we all feel it one way or another, we can hear and read a lot about it, but in most cases not about the positive changes, but rather...
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International recognition for Nóra L. Ritók Ashoka fellow - The Louis Vuitton Award

Nóra L. Ritók, Hungarian Ashoka Fellow (Real Pearl Foundation) reports on the story of the Louis Vuitton Award

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Corporate volunteering? - An article from our Pro Bono expert, Noémi Ambrus Kiry

When we hear the word volunteering, we mean the self-sacrificing activities of private individuals in the public interest. But what about corporate responsibility? Ashoka Hungary's two new publications provide an extremely practical answer to this! In its latest campaign, Ashoka Hungary once again...
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New questions indicate if data protection is built into an organization - interview with Márton Domokos, CMS Hungary

Márton Domokos works at the law firm of CMS Budapest, where he puts great emphasis on ESG internationally. Márton participates in the work of the Impact Academy with data protection legal advice, below we asked about the work of the pro bono and its results. The Impact Academy, a program implemented...
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7 Steps to Effective Pro Bono Collaboration - Following James E. Austin

Ashoka 's Pro bono case study and handbook provides a number of inspiring examples of existing solutions for business and non-profit collaborations and the mutual benefits they can bring. It is quite visible that the links between non-profit organizations and businesses are becoming stronger, more...
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Ashoka Green Lab and the Dutch Embassy

Zsolt Pethe, country representative of Ashoka Hungary and Gábor Lévai, head of corporate relations at our organization, negotiated with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on their cooperation in a project called Green Lab. The Green Lab Program is an open, youth-focused program designed...
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To flash out a more longterm perspective - interview with Dániel Szokolics, Hiflylabs

Impact Academy, a program implemented in partnership with Ashoka Hungary, helps to measure the impact of social organizations. Previous years' Impact Academy program were attended by several corporate partners on a pro bono basis. Dániel Szokolics, a data analyst at Hiflylabs, helped the teams as...
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Call for proposals - Sustainable Food

One of the goals of the ASHOKA Hungary Ecosystem program is to give space to Hungarian actors to get to know each other, think together and establish long-term collaborations within the Hungarian agro-ecosystem. We want to mobilize domestic organizations and promote their projects in partnership...

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Ecosystem Program event - Summary

At last week's online event of the ASHOKA Hungary Ecosystem Program, more than 30 people were looking for the answer to what we can do for a sustainable food supply, what kind of cooperation can we use to help ecosystem innovation? Our three speakers spoke about the projects they have implemented or...

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Ashoka Ecosystem Program - Online Event: September 22, 2021, 4:30 PM

The aim of the ASHOKA Hungary project is to bring in good practices from abroad and to give space to Hungarian actors to get to know each other, to think together and to establish long-term cooperation within the Hungarian agro-ecosystem. We want to achieve all this with an online event, the launch...

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She wanted to help her own child, she now runs a social enterprise - Interview with Eszter Harsányi Ashoka Fellow

Her second son, Aaron, was born with epilepsy and has to deal with a number of integration difficulties. A mother who has built a social enterprise and works with experts for the systemic development of educational integration. Interview with Nestingplay owner, Ashoka World Fellowship in Hungary....

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Hungarian fairy tale in Miskolc - Interview with László Jakubinyi Ashoka Fellow

The Miskolc Symbiosis Foundation is a pioneer in Hungary. They are a good example of how to build a successful business by taking on a serious social problem. They employ two hundred and forty disabled people in their plants and factories, many of whom also provide housing. The purpose of their...

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