Our vision is for a sustainable, prosperous and inclusive world.
Our mission is to grow the emerging New Zealand social enterprise sector by:
- Activating talent, raising awareness and building capability for social enterprise
- Supporting high-potential social enterprises to deliver scalable solutions to pressing social and environmental challenges
- Facilitating new market and investment opportunities for social enterprise.
We believe social entrepreneurs and social enterprise represents a powerful opportunity to build a new economy that regenerates the environment and creates social foundations for people to thrive.
The people who work for the Akina Foundation are in service to social entrepreneurs who commit themselves to creating benefit for others.
We seek to support them with excellence, humility, flexibility and courage.