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Making for-purpose business, business as usual – Part one

Tara Anderson, Monday, 8th November 2021 -  In the first of a four part series, Tara Anderson and Andrew Curtis of The Dragonfly Collective get to the heart of for-purpose business models.

Spotlight

The new brew that’s saving young lives

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 3rd November 2021 -  Suicide is the biggest killer of 18 to 24 year olds in Australia. Mood Tea, a new social enterprise selling tasty blends of tea, is on a mission to change this, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on social enterprise. 

Jobsbank and SENVIC call on Victorian government to seize social benefits of CDS

Contributor, Tuesday, 12th October 2021 -  Without social procurement and inclusivity mandates, advocates say the new container deposit scheme misses an opportunity to be part of the COVID-19 recovery for thousands of Victorians.

Opinion

What does it take to rejuvenate a declining rural community?

Matt Pfahlert, Wednesday, 6th October 2021 -  To thrive into the future, Australia’s rural communities need to simultaneously build economic, social, cultural and creative capital, writes Matt Pfahlert, CEO of the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship, who explains why social enterprise

First Nations non-alcoholic craft beer company in $1 million equity raise

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 6th October 2021 -  "We chose to go the equity crowdfunding route because it’s accessible to everybody. My hope was that it would draw more First Nations people into wanting to be part of the journey.” 

Brisbane picks up the baton for Social Enterprise World Forum

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 5th October 2021 -  SEWF will be held in Australia in September 2022

Victoria launches new social enterprise strategy

Nikki Stefanoff, Tuesday, 5th October 2021 -  The Victorian government has laid out a four-year road map for how it plans to strengthen and support the state’s thriving social enterprise sector

Who Gives A Crap has secured its first $40 million investment. So what does that mean for the business?

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 5th October 2021 -  For the first time ever beloved toilet paper social enterprise Who Gives A Crap is bringing on investors to grow the business and its impact. We sat down with CEO and co-founder, Simon Griffiths, to find out the thinking behind the decision and how i

Spotlight

The platform helping pet owners find the paw-fect match

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 1st September 2021 -  Finding someone to look after your pet can be a struggle. It’s why Deb Webber created Pet Cloud, to connect pet owners to carers across the country, and make an impact along the way, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on social enterp

Catalyst 2030 launches inaugural global survey to take to the UN

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 25th August 2021 -  The People’s Report asks the general public to “share their story” in the hope of getting the voices of the unheard to the desks of United Nations decision-makers. 
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