How to act for impact

Creating an impact business

If you want to change the world and have a taste for entrepreneurship, you want to create your own social enterprise!

Scaling up

Your project has found its impact model and its business model. Now you want to maximize your impact.

Transforming an organization

You’re thinking about your organization’s raison d’être and want it to contribute to the social and ecological transition.

Funding social innovation

You want to better understand and analyze the challenges of financing social innovation, and become a player in the field.

Assessing impact

You want to be able to assess the social or environmental impact of organizations, and use it as a management tool.

Acting at the root to change the system

A shared ambition: to make the notion of « systemic change » accessible and help philanthropic practices evolve.

Discover ESSEC’s social and ecological transition initiatives

Chaire Innovation Sociale

Global Circular Economy Chair

Chaire Talents de la Transition Écologique

Philanthropy Chaire

E&MISE lab

Antropia ESSEC

Bachelor Act

MSc in Sustainability Transformation

Available resources



Discover the backroom of social and sustainable innovation



Decipher key concepts and issues through the testimony of experts and entrepreneurs



Learn at your own pace with ESSEC professors’ online courses on social innovation



Take a step back, deepen your understanding and analysis

Practical tools


Take action ! Putting energy into impact