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Australian first as cybersecurity company becomes B Corp

Samantha Freestone, Tuesday, 9th August 2022 -  B Corp Australia has welcomed Phronesis Security, which has funded anti-malaria bed nets, scholarships and carbon offsets. 

Homelessness charity spawns two social enterprises

Samantha Freestone, Thursday, 4th August 2022 -  What started as a charity to help people experiencing homelessness be safe, warm and dry has evolved into two social enterprises, creating even more funds for the homeless.

Law for good: how Marque Lawyers does things differently

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 2nd August 2022 -  The word “lawyer” might conjure a particular kind of image for some people, but Marque Lawyers, based in Sydney, is turning preconceived notions on their heads.

Thankyou’s social impact model expands with new sustainable products following bumper growth

Samantha Freestone, Tuesday, 2nd August 2022 -   Thankyou - one of Australia’s most successful social enterprises - aims to create good that is quantifiable.

Australia to get first social enterprise peak

Samantha Freestone, Wednesday, 13th July 2022 -  Social Enterprise Australia will launch Thursday following consultations within the sector since 2020.

Social enterprise sector unites around shared values and principles

Samantha Freestone, Monday, 4th July 2022 -  The latest addition to the Social Enterprise National Strategy (SENS) is generating new momentum towards a roadmap for sector guidance and support.

Victorian social strategy wins global award

Samantha Freestone, Wednesday, 29th June 2022 -  The winners were acknowledged for their “important and impactful” work towards achieving the sustainable development goals.

‘Diabolical’ energy market claims Australia’s first community-owned electricity retailer

Samantha Freestone, Wednesday, 22nd June 2022 -  Enova Energy announced on Tuesday it had been placed into voluntary administration.

11M social enterprises exist globally – and all share a similar story

Samantha Freestone, Thursday, 16th June 2022 -  A first-of-its-kind report into how many social enterprises there are worldwide has just been released, revealing many similarities exist between businesses in the sector – no matter where in the world they are based.

Big names heading to Brisbane for Social Enterprise World Forum

Samantha Freestone, Thursday, 16th June 2022 -  The organisers behind this year’s forum have given the first glimpse of a carefully curated program which aims to engage individuals on the fringes of the sector.
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