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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

Entrepreneurs Hold the Key to Solving Social Problems

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 21st March 2018 -  All human beings are born as entrepreneurs, according to Nobel Peace Prize laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus. Speaking at the fourth NEXUS Australia 2018 Summit in Melbourne on

Global B Corps Unite As a Force For Good

Wendy Williams, Friday, 2nd February 2018 -  B Corps across the world are working together in a bid to collectively raise the profile of the certification and the global movement of business as a force for good. Throughout February,

Game-changing Volunteers and Social Businesses

Violet Roumeliotis, Thursday, 27th April 2017 -  Innovation and the efforts of social businesses, volunteers and civil society give hope to achieving a world where all people have the opportunity and the means to achieve their full

Can Social Business Lead Real Change in the Social Sector?

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th February 2017 -  Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Professor Muhammad Yunus will be visiting Australia this April for the Australasian Social Business Forum. Credited as the father of microfinance,

Social Business Predicts Growth in 2016

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 13th January 2016 -  Australia’s social business leaders are confident that the Federal Government’s focus on innovation will see advancements in the sector in 2016, writes journalist

Social Marketplace Forum Cancelled

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 -  Financial constraints in the Not for Profit sector have resulted in the cancellation of the Social Marketplace 2014 – a forum which brings together leaders in social business.…

Awards for South Australian Entrepreneurs

Staff Reporter, Friday, 26th July 2013 -  The founder of a Cancer Foundation is among six South Australian entrepreneurs to receive top accolades from the 2013 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Central Region awards…

Aussie Company Named in Top 10 Global Social Investment Leaders

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th November 2012 -  Ten businesses from around the world, including an Australian B-corp company, have been named as Social Investment Pioneer Award winners at an awards ceremony in Melbourne. The…

Investments in Social Technologies Climb – Study

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th November 2012 -  A new report by US based IT giant, IBM finds that while companies are increasing their social technology investments, middle management leaders are struggling to embrace these capabilities…

Aussie Soap Company Takes on Human Rights in West Papua

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 21st August 2012 - 
The West Papuan Morning Star flag  Aussie soap company, Lush Cosmetics, is campaigning against human rights abuses in West Papua and has raised the troubled country’s…

Salesforce Defends Use of ‘Social Enterprise’

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th August 2012 -  Global cloud computing giant, has defended its plans to trademark the term ‘social enterprise’ world wide, in an online company blog. The company chairman…
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