Press Releases

The Young Foundation signs up to ‘taking back control’ – The Social Economy Alliance manifesto for an inclusive economy

Date: 5 May 2017

Date: 5 May 2017

The Social Economy Alliance, representing hundreds of social enterprises, co-operatives, charities, investors, entrepreneurs, trusts and associations, including The Young Foundation, has today launched its manifesto for the General Election. It sets out an ambitious, positive vision on how the new Government can harness the energy of businesses, community groups, charities and co-operatives to tackle the… → Read More

The Young Foundation reveals a new way to reimagine our economy through a trailblazing model of economic and social equality.

Date: 5 April 2017

Date: 5 April 2017

Young Foundation research launched on 5th April on the Mondragon Corporation reveals a large global business owned by its workers delivering economic and social equality by combining success in the marketplace with social benefit. Mondragon, the world’s largest worker-led cooperatives association with annual revenues of over €12 billion (equivalent to those of Kellogg’s and Visa),… → Read More

Making a new Europe: The OpenMaker initiative

Date: 8 March 2017

Date: 8 March 2017

Accelerating the 4th Industrial Revolution: Inviting Makers & Manufacturers The OpenMaker initiative is a pan-European project aiming to seed & accelerate the 4th Industrial Revolution. We recognise manufacturing as one of the key sectors in Europe: in 2014, manufacturing represented around 16% of the EU GDP, more than 80% of EU total exports, 80% of… → Read More

News release: Democratising funding for social justice causes

Date: 10 March 2015

Date: 10 March 2015

  The People’s Panel, a live crowdfunding festival supporting six social justice organisations, launches on March 30th to raise the support the ventures need to scale. The Young Foundation and partners are bringing together a crowd of 400 people to support the community projects live via crowdfunding platform the People’s Republic – sidestepping traditional forms… → Read More