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  • Two’s Company: Michael Brown and Mark Hicken

    To kick off our new series looking at social enterprise and corporate collaboration, we meet the bosses of food education business Empower to Cook and global pharmaceutical brand Janssen, who unite around the role of the family.

  • Has impact been emptied of its powerful meaning?

    Once full of meaning, “impact” now sounds empty because the question we seek to address is not the right one, argues Sophie Robin.

  • Ben & Jerry’s: How to embed values in your business

    A three-part mission statement ensures that ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s remains true to its founders’ aims, even after Unilever bought it in 2000. Rebecca Baron explains.

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Three top sales tips for social enterprises

Using the wrong sales techniques can make buying and selling a miserable experience – even if you have a life-changing product. Scott Roy gives his three top tips for social enterprises to get their products to the right people.

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Culture eats strategy for breakfast

You can have a killer strategy for your social enterprise, but it will never be achieved unless you get your workplace culture right too. Vanessa Reis gives five top tips to help social enterprises create a culture to inspire staff to meet your goals.