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  • Pioneers Post Business School: How to do good business, better

    The tools and insight you need to do good business, better. Get expert advice, practical insight and frontline examples on key business management topics from our network of social business practitioners and advisors. 

  • Ex-Danone boss Emmanuel Faber: how to rewire a company for good

    What does it take to change a corporation into a force for good? The former CEO of Danone – a champion of purpose-led business – shares four ways senior managers can ensure they're pushing for positive change.

  • Advantage autism: the social business that champions neurodiversity at work

    “We’re all neurally diverse, some of us just stand out more,” says Auticon's Garth Johnson – who's showing that hiring people on the autism spectrum is good for business. Now, he just needs to convince more employers of the “autism advantage”.

  • A lesson in systems change from South Africa's RLabs

    A mobile app developed by former gang members to help people in crisis has been used by millions. It's just one example of the hands-on 'systems work' people are taking to tackle the problems around them. 

  • A snapshot of UK social investment history – and where we go from here

    Support to social investment in the UK began in earnest just over 20 years ago. As efforts to expand the market continue unabated, what can we learn from two decades of experience – and what questions should we be asking now?

  • The Impact Library: exclusive access for our subscribers

    Especially for our subscribers – find out how you can access our huge library of content available in the Pioneers Post Impact Library, including knowledge, insight and good practice from two decades of coverage of social enterprise and impact investment around the world.

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How to: switch to a career in social impact

Considering a new career path? The purpose-driven field is thriving, says recruitment consultant Sheena Pentin, and a commercial background is valued in many roles. Expert advice on making the leap – or just dipping a toe in.