News and Views

  • Short ’n’ Sweet: 12 September 2019

    Bite-sized stories selected from your social enterprise and impact investing news releases. This week: new declarations of a climate emergency, Big Issue goes contactless, Social Investment Scotland reveals annual figures, and more.

  • Scots social enterprises contribute £2.3bn in gross value added

    Latest Scottish Social Enterprise Census reveals income growth of £750m and an increase in profits of more than £100m in two years – plus impressive data on fair wages and female leadership.

  • Cuddly toys with a purpose: creative enterprise Karaw Craftventures

    It started out as a school project – but seven years on, a Philippines design hub and soft toy producer has helped get more than 100 women into jobs. The journey hasn’t always been easy, though.

  • Chain Reaction: “When we talk about waste, it’s already too late”

    We’re crossing continents again to link up social enterprise leaders in the run up to this year’s Social Enterprise World Forum. This time, we meet Brisbane Tool Library founder Sabrina Chakori.

Short n Sweet

Short ’n’ Sweet: 12 September 2019

Bite-sized stories selected from your social enterprise and impact investing news releases. This week: new declarations of a climate emergency, Big Issue goes contactless, Social Investment Scotland reveals annual figures, and more.

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Short 'n' Sweet: 5 September 2019

Sweet treats selected from your social enterprise and impact investing news releases. This week: €800k for Irish social enterprise training, new fund for fashion industry innovations, soap enterprise invites others to "steal its staff", and more...