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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.

A lighter note

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. 
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