Committed to social innovation

The following organisations play an active role in supporting social innovation including social franchising.

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Bertha Centre)

The Bertha Centre at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) was established in 2011 as the first academic centre in Africa dedicated to supporting social innovation through research, teaching and dialogue. Read more about how the Bertha Centre is working with Franchising Plus and the International Centre for Social Franchising (ICSF) on the Bertha Centre blog.

The International Centre for Social Franchising (ICSF)

The ICSF is a body that promotes social franchising throughout the world. The organisation consults with business, social and public sector pioneers in this field and supports leaders seeking to scale up their projects. Its core purpose is to share accumulated experience as a starting point for designing and delivering solutions to social problems. The ICSF is an invaluable source of research and thought leadership in the field of social franchising.