Research shows that women scientists are 35% more likely to create medical treatment for female conditions, but many of their ideas don't become inventions.
Researchers investigate when the self-selection of tasks would outperform managerial allocation - and find that specialization is the deciding factor.
2021 World Intellectual Property Organization data shows that Cuba ranked the highest in the share of female inventor applicants for international patents.
Public demand is growing worldwide for more transparency and scrutiny when it comes to corporate lobbying and its impact on environment and social issues.
Space research has helped develop numerous innovations and advance understanding of cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, GPS, 3D printers and other conditions.
A new roadmap aims to empower social entrepreneurs so leaders across society can accelerate innovation, support communities and promote racial equity.
Amma Café is a women-led, World Bank-supported social enterprise in Lumbini that aims to regenerate a community that has become one of the poorest in Nepal.
Women founders face serious challenges in accessing venture capital and this lack of investment in women means many opportunities are being missed.
From building hospitals in India to providing financial resources to communities in Ghana, social innovators are making an impact around the world.
Together with the winners of 2019 and 2020, the Schwab Foundation's 2022 awardees have impacted the lives of 100 million people worldwide through trust.
Social innovation transforms economic, political and societal systems - now more than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to expose global inequality.
Watch the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship awards for Social Innovators of the Year 2022 on Tuesday 18 January 2022.
Transforming everyday smalltalk into meaningful conversations can change perspectives and cause social change. There are four key principles to do so.
Social impact networks foster human capital, but must be built on equality and inclusion in order to tackle challenges like COVID-19 and the climate crisis