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INTERVIEW: UK foundation Nesta wants to bring social innovation to health, education and the economy. CEO Ravi Gurumurthy on 10-year plans, scaling without losing impact, and why no idea is ‘too laughable or too boring’.
The outgoing CEO of B Lab Global on changing the rules of capitalism, the role of business in defending democracy – and why there’s “magic” in being able to hold the tension between social enterprises and multinationals with a common purpose.
Social enterprise Elvis & Kresse has broken down barriers and changed perceptions within the field of fashion. We speak to co-founder Kresse Wesling about the business’s journey from an idea formed in landfill sites to today's success.
A new London social enterprise cafe launched by CEO of NEMI Teas and SE100 winner Pranav Chopra employs and trains refugees. We share a coffee with its team as they find their feet in the opening weeks.
INTERVIEW: Matthijs Visch, EMEA boss at sustainable business pioneer Patagonia, on being an “activist company”, the decision to quit Facebook – and why supply chain headaches still catch them out sometimes.
Danone UK and Ireland is one of the biggest B Corps in the region, but it also partners with – and learns from – smaller, innovative businesses in the B Corp community. Danone's Rebecca Lovelady reflects on the power of partnerships to drive change.
Social enterprises “significantly more resilient” on some measures than commercial businesses – with staff more likely to be retained and hired – but threats of unsustainable margins and reduced cashflow loom.
Business leaders have a fundamental duty to help their employees, customers and suppliers to get through the coming months. It makes good business sense too, says Social Value Portal's Guy Battle. Three ways to get started.
How to get honest feedback, get your mentors on board, and make big changes a bit less scary: the director of award-winning social enterprise Breadwinners tells us what he's learned about impact management.
Too complex and prone to manipulation? Or a brilliant way to tackle thorny social issues? Opinions on social impact bonds remain divided. The UK's Government Outcomes Lab has spent six years studying the evidence...