AMAZ Foods is a social enterprise that seeks to help these communities create sustainable futures not just for today's families but also for generations to come. The result is a company that operates as a laboratory for innovation.
Meet Victor. Victor is a coppersmith in the Romanian village of Brateiu. There used to be 200 Roma coppersmiths in his village. Now there are only six left. He says he’s proud he can continue to practice the craft of his ancestors and make a living doing so.
Efforts to prevent climate change can appear to be daunting. They don't have to be. Going green makes business sense. With support from the Lemelson Foundation, NESsT and partners have developed tools for entrepreneurs seeking to build environmentally friendly businesses.
Empowering girls and women can save a country's economy. The British Council Brazil in partnership with NESsT published a study revealing the severity of gender inequality and the power of social entrepreneurship in solving it.
Bunicel is a jam business founded by Romanian Mihai Zaharia four years ago, along with the support of NESsT. Mihai was a winner of OMV Petrom's "Made in Andrei's Country" program and received both seed funding and business development delivered by NESsT.