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Is there such a thing as a genuine social enterprise?

Freer Spreckley, 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

Talking equity crowdfunding with Birchal

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 21st February 2022 -  “I think people view crowdfunding as a separate kind of funding. In reality, it's a vehicle to aggregate multiple types of investors.” 

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

Nikki Stefanoff, 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

Belinda Morrissey, 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

Australian companies are failing to comply with modern slavery laws  

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 14th February 2022 -  A coalition of human rights organisations is calling on the federal government to strengthen Australia's modern slavery laws after the release of a damning new report


Hopes and predictions for business this year

Contributor, Wednesday, 9th February 2022 -  Key players from the shared value world share their hopes and predictions for the coming year.

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.” 


Shining a light on the cleanest (and dirtiest) power

David Ritter, Tuesday, 8th February 2022 -  Greenpeace’s Green Electricity Guide is designed to enable every Australian to quickly select a cleaner electricity provider. But its real power, says David Ritter, is to put pressure on the worst climate polluters who feature in the bottom of the


The rural cafe helping people with disability into work

Maggie Coggan, 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
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