Seven social enterprise networks join forces in a new national alliance for Australia – and call for a 10-year action plan to build resilience, jobs, impact investment and a common vision in the aftermath of Covid-19 and devastating bushfires.
An EU law on how large companies report sustainability information is up for review, with a public consultation closing on 11 June. To have a real impact, the legislation needs much clearer requirements, argues law firm Frank Bold.
Rubbish piles up at the side of streets and clogs drains in Pakistan’s big cities. The government isn’t doing much about it, but is the scale of the problem too big for social enterprise to tackle? Our Young Storymaker Asad Pabani expores.
The current disruptions to how we work can make it tempting to juggle multiple tasks at once, while work and home life blend ever closer together. This week, pause for a moment and give your brain a breather.
Putting employees’ wellbeing at the front and centre is essential to the survival of any social enterprise, writes Mental Health First Aid England CEO – and there are few simple ways to put that into action during lockdown.
The 2020 NatWest SE100 Growth Champion, Hubbub Enterprise, went from losing thousands of pounds a month to revenue growth of 96%. The current crisis is an “enormous setback” – but it has already launched a new initiative.
"I said that nobody is going to be thinking about investing in Shared Interest at a time like this – but I couldn’t have been more wrong." Our joint SE100 Impact Management Champion shares her gratitude in the British public.
A key reason to measure impact is to then use that knowledge to adapt your activities. The Skills Builder Partnership does exactly this and is the reason why it is a joint winner of our SE100 Impact Management Champion award.
The Sewing Rooms had great opportunities lined up earlier this year. Then Covid hit and everything went on hold. But the fighting spirit took over for our SE100 Resilience Award winner – The Sewing Rooms.
SASC's initial social investment offer was turned down by Hull Women’s Network trustee Lisa Hilder. But Ben Rick was determined to shape a product that worked. The result was an SE100 award-winning investment deal.