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Michael Norton

British Officer of Order (OBE) receiver, social innovators. Famous British social innovator, Professor of Commercial College of University of Cape Town, philanthropy instructor of Beijing Normal University. Honored as “Innovation Machine”, “God-father of Europe Social Innovation”, “God-father of Social Entrepreneurs”. For his outstanding contribution in social innovation, he was awarded with British Officer of Order, and British Philanthropy Award in 2014. Publications include: 365 Ways to Change the World selling well all over the world, fund-raising standard manual: Complete Fund-raising Handbook and World-Wide Fundraisers Handbook.

In 2000, Co-founded Philanthropy Entrepreneur Foundation to provide support for social entrepreneurs and developed the foundation to a global organization through the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network. With the joining of NPI, China also became a member of the network.

In 2011, launched the International Center for Social Franchising, ICSF as co-initiator, the center is assisting those successful enterprises to enlarge its scale; in the same year, launched the international fund-raising bank only for social enterprises development, BUZZ BANK.