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Dr Andrew Curtis is the co-founder and director of The Dragonfly Collective.

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Impact investment: the golden nugget – or the copper coin?

Opinion

Andrew Curtis, Monday, 28th February 2022 -  The findings from the UK’s latest review into the state of the social investment market should be a warning to the emerging social investment sector here and is an opportunity for the Australian social sector not to make the same mistakes, writes Andrew Curtis.

Making for-purpose business, business as usual – Part four

Analysis

Tara Anderson, Monday, 13th December 2021 -  In the final part of their four part series, Tara Anderson and Andrew Curtis of The Dragonfly Collective look at how to balance your model, and why collaboration is crucial.

Making for-purpose business, business as usual – Part three

Analysis

Tara Anderson, Monday, 6th December 2021 -  In the third of a four part series, Tara Anderson and Andrew Curtis of The Dragonfly Collective encourage you to think about who your customers are and what you offer them.

Making for-purpose business, business as usual – Part two

Opinion

Tara Anderson, Monday, 15th November 2021 -  In the second of a four part series, Tara Anderson and Andrew Curtis of The Dragonfly Collective look at how to create your strategic architecture.

Making for-purpose business, business as usual – Part one

Opinion

Tara Anderson, Monday, 8th November 2021 -  In the first of a four part series, Tara Anderson and Andrew Curtis of The Dragonfly Collective get to the heart of for-purpose business models.

Four opportunities for the for-purpose sector – Reflections on seven years in Europe

Opinion

Tara Anderson, Wednesday, 9th June 2021 -  Dr Andrew Curtis and Tara Anderson share what they have learnt from seven years in Europe and a year back in Australia about the opportunities for the for-purpose sector.

Why we need a different type of social enterprise hub in Australia

Opinion

Andrew Curtis, Tuesday, 6th October 2020 -  The current social enterprise system favours the white middle class. It will take a different approach to give those from disadvantaged backgrounds the opportunity to be the authors of their own change and to deliver a social enterprise that rivals any other, writes Andrew Curtis.

Why we need to think about the language and identity of the ‘social’ sector

Opinion

Andrew Curtis, Wednesday, 22nd July 2020 -  The proliferation of terms and language used to describe the “not market-driven for-profit capitalism” sector could be weakening the sector's identity and its impact, writes Dr Andrew Curtis from The Dragonfly Collective.

Collective impact – When theory becomes practice

Opinion

Andrew Curtis, Thursday, 12th December 2019 -  Dr Andrew Curtis from The Dragonfly Collective sums up how collective impact works in practice – in this case in Canada.

Profit and people: Is that possible?

Opinion

Andrew Curtis, Wednesday, 10th April 2019 -  Employee-owned businesses are a tangible example of how profit and people can be combined in a manner that benefits those whose labour generates the profit, writes Dr Andrew Curtis, co-founder and director of The Dragonfly Collective.

Revise Social Innovation Concept – Urgently

Opinion

Tara Anderson, Wednesday, 25th February 2015 -  Social innovation and social enterprise is its best when it’s operating on the edges and not unwittingly supporting the status quo, write Dr Andrew Curtis and Tara Anderson in the concluding part of their series looking at social innovation globally.

Money or Meaning: What is Driving Social Innovation Today?

Opinion

Tara Anderson, Wednesday, 11th February 2015 -  In the second of a three-part analysis of the global interest in social innovation, Dr Andrew Curtis and Tara Anderson reflect on whether social innovation has lost its way as “doing good” increasingly becomes a concept Governments and corporates alike want to latch on to.
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