LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY â€“ Morris Industries, a 21st Century industrial group with holdings in the recycling sector, is pleased to announce that Nate Morris, Chairman, will attend the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in Oxford, England March 28-30. Each year, 800 of the worldâ€™s most influential social entrepreneurs, key thought leaders and strategic partners gather at the University of Oxford to exchange ideas, solutions and information. Objectives for speakers and delegates include sharing their ideas and using their organizations to achieve large-scale social change. Attendees include leaders from social, academic, finance, corporate and policy sectors.
The mission of the Skoll Foundation is â€œto accelerate the impact of the worldâ€™s leading social entrepreneurs by uniting them with essential partners in a collaborative pursuit of learning, leverage and large-scale social change.â€
The Skoll World Forum is a premiere, global gathering within the field of social entrepreneurship and is operated jointly between The Skoll Foundation and The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the SaÃ¯d Business School at the University of Oxford. Both organizations share a deep commitment to expand and support the field of social entrepreneurship while shining a spotlight on best practices and new innovations and connecting leaders to one another.
About The Skoll Foundation
Jeff Skoll created The Skoll Foundation in 1999 to pursue his vision of a sustainable world of peace and prosperity. Led by CEO Sally Osberg since 2001, the mission has been to drive large-scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and other innovators dedicated to solving the worldâ€™s most pressing problems. Social entrepreneurs are societyâ€™s change agents, creators of innovations that disrupt the status quo and transform our world for the better. By identifying the people and programs already bringing positive change around the world, The Skoll Foundation empowers them to extend their reach, deepen their impact and fundamentally improve society. To learn more, please visit www.skollfoundation.org.