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David Brookes is Managing Director of Social Traders and is an Executive Director on Social Traders’ board.

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How social procurement can turbocharge social enterprise growth

Opinion

David Brookes, Tuesday, 7th July 2020 -  Social procurement is the biggest growth opportunity for the sector, but we can’t have social procurement without certification, writes David Brookes, managing director of Social Traders.

Social enterprise has a unique role in the COVID-19 challenge

Opinion

David Brookes, Wednesday, 1st April 2020 -  It is vital that social enterprises rethink their priorities to ensure they can continue to deliver ongoing positive impact, writes David Brookes, managing director of Social Traders.

Legitimacy is the watchword for social enterprise impact in 2020

Opinion

David Brookes, Thursday, 20th February 2020 -  As the new decade kicks off David Brookes, managing director of Social Traders, discusses the growth in the social enterprise sector and the risk of “social washing” that has emerged as the sector has grown.

Predictions for 2019: Social Enterprise

Opinion

David Brookes, Thursday, 31st January 2019 -  David Brookes, managing director of Social Traders, looks at what’s in store for social enterprise this year, as part of a series of 2019 predictions from leading experts across the social sector.

NSW Infrastructure Spending Boom a Potential Game Changer for Disadvantaged Australians

Opinion

David Brookes, Thursday, 5th July 2018 -  The current boom in infrastructure funding represents the greatest opportunity for social change Australia has seen in a very long time, writes David Brookes, managing director of Social Traders.

Predictions for 2018: Social Enterprise

Opinion

David Brookes, Thursday, 1st February 2018 -  Social Traders managing director David Brookes shares his three expectations for social enterprise for the coming 12 months, as part of a series of 2018 predictions from leading experts across the social sector.

Social Enterprise In Australia – An Evolving Success Story

Opinion

David Brookes, Wednesday, 7th June 2017 -  Despite recent criticisms suggesting social enterprises have become “self-obsessed” and “disappointing”, there is growing evidence that these emerging ecosystems are coming into a five-year period of growth and success, writes David Brookes, managing director of Social Traders.

Innovation Through Social Enterprise: Finding New Ways to Solve Old Problems

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David Brookes, Wednesday, 6th April 2016 -  Innovation should not be confined to technology alone – social enterprise uses innovative business models to “reorganise the system” and solve social issues, writes David Brookes, Managing Director of Social Traders.
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