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Thank Brew – Raising a glass to community

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 1st June 2022 -  A Brisbane based for-purpose beer company is brewing a new tipple to pay homage to the Queen and put a focus on community kindness.

For love and money: A better way to do business

Samantha Freestone, Tuesday, 31st May 2022 -  What’s love got to do with it? When it comes purpose-led business, a lot, argues Carolyn Butler-Madden, in this interview with Wendy Williams about her new book For Love and Money.

Rebuilding after the fires: the role of entrepreneurship

Samantha Freestone, Monday, 30th May 2022 -  Community-led solutions was one of four key topics explored at the SEWF 2022 Policy Forum which took place last week, kicking off an annual programme of events. 

Bursaries open doors for those in remote areas

Samantha Freestone, Thursday, 12th May 2022 -  Bursaries are now open for this year’s Social Enterprise World Forum

Nespresso joins B-Corp community

Samantha Freestone, Tuesday, 3rd May 2022 -  The pod coffee company was recognised for its environmental efforts in particular.


‘Better before bigger’: How Thankyou is changing the social enterprise game

Samantha Freestone, Tuesday, 5th April 2022 -  In the 14 years since Thankyou started, it's grown, changed shape, learnt some big lessons and even come close to shutting its doors. Now, it’s looking towards a new challenge; disrupting the way we give, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spot

Social enterprise sector commits to shared vision

Samantha Freestone, Tuesday, 5th April 2022 -  The Australian social enterprise sector has set a course for a national strategy to navigate the challenges of coming years.

B Lab slap moratorium on B Corps in Russia and Belarus

Samantha Freestone, Thursday, 31st March 2022 -  Global not for profit network B Lab has halted certification of B Corp status on all businesses in Russia, and its ally Belarus, in response to the ongoing invasion of Ukraine.

Australian business takes the top spot as world’s most popular B Corp

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 23rd March 2022 -  To celebrate B Corp Month 2022, a report has revealed which B Corp certified businesses are the most searched for around the world


Why we need to get back to thinking of co-operative and mutual enterprise as a social business

Paul Thambar, Wednesday, 16th March 2022 -  Co-operative and mutual enterprise provides a proven and comprehensive model for a social business, but it has been largely ignored by social entrepreneurs, writes Dr Paul Thambar from Monash Business School.
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