About i-genius

i-genius is a world community of social entrepreneurs, which promotes social entrepreneurship to a network of professionals in over 200 countries and supports the wider social economy. Founded by Tommy Hutchinson (CEO and Founder), i-genius is based in London and began trading in 2008.

i-genius has worked with a series of universities and previously worked on projects with Channel 4 as well as being recommended by BBC’s The World Challenge. It is a co-founder of the of the prestigious Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces and its annual Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit.

engages in a range of activities and programmes in order to promote and enhance social entrepreneurship and the wide social economy. Our services include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Profiles & Interviews social entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurship
  2. Events – conferences, seminars, Awards programmes. Recent international events include an Asia Summit Bangkok 2012, Global Healthy Workplace Awards & Summits – a Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces initiative co-founded between i-genius and International Health Consulting – in London 2013, Shanghai 2014 and Florianopolis 2015, UK Commission to Pakistan, 2013 and resulting Opportunity Pakistan conference in 2014.
  3. i-genius Academy – a leading provider of social entrepreneur training to the British Council (12 countries) and hosts a growing global Alumni. Online learning and a package of support for Universities in developing courses and student recruitment to study social business related courses. i-genus has recently partnered with the University of Northampton for student recruitment and the soon to be launched Charity Bond Scholarship Programmes.
  4. i-genius Support – supports the wider social economy through a range of services to support i-genius members and clients in accessing finance and obtaining new customers, including foreign trade. i-genius also works on the European Union project Web-COSI in partnership with the OECD, Istat and Lunaria and recently partnered with the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) and Royal Mail to launch CommonwealthFirst – a major new initiative to help SMEs trade and invest across the Commonwealth.

If you have an idea or passion that you hope will be of benefit to others and the world we live in, we welcome you to join i-genius!