- The Schwab Foundation announces the 2012 awardees at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China
- Twenty-six social entrepreneurs working in health, education, employment and rural development join the Schwab Foundation network of outstanding social entrepreneurs
Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, 10 September 2012 –Twenty-six social entrepreneurs have been recognized by the Schwab Foundation as 2012 Social Entrepreneur awardees. Drawn from a pool of more than 1,000 global applicants, the winners are selected in recognition of their innovative approaches and demonstrated impact. Hilde Schwab, Co-Founder and Chairperson of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, will present the awards during a reception at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of New Champions on September 11.