Ashoka Corporate Network

Corporates for Social Transformation

The Ashoka Corporate Network is a new community of corporate partners who are committed to transforming Irish society through the work and insights of social entrepreneurs. The Ashoka Corporate Network in Ireland was launched in 2013, with Boehringer-Ingelheim announcing a 3 year investment and a commitment to begin transforming healthcare in Ireland. Find out more about the partnership and the Executive-in-Residence programme with Ashoka Fellow Krystian Fikert's MyMind

At the heart of the ACN and is the shared vision that the greatest social impact can be achieved when organisations collaborate effectively across sectors.  



Why join the ACN?

  • IMPACT - Invest finance, expertise and networks in the highest potential social entrepreneurs and changemakers, maximising social return on investment.

  • STAFF - Offer staff the opportunity to engage with world-leading innovations, developing talent and increasing career satisfaction.

  • KNOWLEDGE - Learn about the new trends and innovations developed by the world's leading social entrepreneurs, to inform your organisational structure and knowledge base.


What do we expect from ACN members?

  • A three-year financial commitment of a minimum €50,000 per year.

  • Willingness to share your skills, experience and personal relations with Ashoka Fellows.

  • Commitment to being part of and expanding our ASN network.


For more information about the Ashoka Corporate Network, contact Rebecca Kilbane at