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B Corp month takes you behind the scenes

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 28th February 2022 -  If you’re a B Corp, March can only mean one thing — it’s B Corp month. 

The story behind the Social Enterprise World Forum’s branding

Samantha Freestone, Wednesday, 23rd February 2022 -  We get a sneak look at the new logo for this year’s Social Enterprise World Forum and hear the story behind its creation. 


Is there such a thing as a genuine social enterprise?

Samantha Freestone, Tuesday, 22nd February 2022 -  In his new book Freer Spreckley, who was among the first to formulate the concept of social enterprise in the UK in the 1970s, revisits social enterprise's short history and ideas. Here he shares the six values that he believes should define social e

Why I became a B Corp: Marnie Hawson

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 16th February 2022 -  One-person B Corps are few and far between, which is why we were so keen to sit down with photographer, and recently certified B Corp, Marnie Hawson. 

Kicking off a year of social enterprise with (Re)Purpose

Samantha Freestone, Wednesday, 16th February 2022 -  In the run-up to the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) in September, the sector is looking to generate some social enterprise excitement with its (Re)Purpose event. 


Predictions for 2022: Social enterprise

Samantha Freestone, Tuesday, 15th February 2022 -  While the ongoing uncertainty we are all facing can make it difficult to predict what’s coming, Belinda Morrissey, CEO of the English Family Foundation and chair of the Social Enterprise National Strategy Advisory Council, shares her wishlist for t

The world’s biggest beauty B Corps come together to improve the industry

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 9th February 2022 -  “We concluded that our respective solo efforts to enable positive change can be enhanced through a partnership of mutual commitment.” 

A lighter note

Social enterprise urges Aussies to Bake for a Baker

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 2nd February 2022 -  The Bread & Butter Project has found a unique way to help fund the bakery’s next cohort of trainee bakers 


The rural cafe helping people with disability into work

Samantha Freestone, Wednesday, 2nd February 2022 -  Without experience, it’s hard to find work. It's even harder when you’re a person with disability, in a small town with limited opportunities. But a new social enterprise café is hoping to change that, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spot

The importance of teaching social entrepreneurship in schools

Samantha Freestone, Monday, 17th January 2022 -  “Our goal is to work with 1.5 million young people by 2025. Can you imagine what could happen if two per cent go on to create something?” 
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