Past Issues

Cover PPQ14

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: Climate Confusion - why social enterprise still hasn't figured out its role in the crisis (last quarterly issue)

Including: the great climate confusion and why social enterprise still hasn’t found its role in the crisis; Global focus on Ethiopia; expert advice on hiring ex-offenders, and much more. Get your hands on the latest issue now. (NB This is the last quarterly printed issue, published Oct 2019. In 2020, we decided to fully focus on digital-only content, so we could provide more daily news and regular features, interviews, opinion and other resources, as well as podcasts and videos.)

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: No big deal? How social enterprises are weathering the Brexit storm

Cover feature: how social enterprises are weathering the Brexit storm. And including: "The mighty mediator": the inside story of the Impact Management Project – a game-changing initiative that’s helped reach consensus among thousands on what impact really means. "Solving the equity investment puzzle": details of the deal that may just have made a breakthrough in financing social enterprises. And a new feature from "The Guv’nor": our regular columnist Bob Thust on ‘permeable’ governance, and why just having a diverse board isn’t enough.

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: The impact revolution: what will your role be?

​Cover feature: The impact revolution is coming. We hear from some of those on the frontlines. NEW: The Equalizer: David Floyd's new column picks apart the "social vs financial" debate in social investment. Global focus: What's the social enterprise scene like in the world's fifth most populous nation? Join us on a journey to Pakistan to find out. 

Pioneers Post Issue 11

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: Is corporate interest in social enterprise transformative or purely cosmetic?

​Cover feature: Is the corporate sector on a truly transformational trajectory to put social value on a par with profit – or is the engagement with social enterprise purely cosmetic? NEW: Two's Company – an interview series on corporate and social collaborations begins with a global pharmaceutical brand and a mission-led cookery school. Global focus: Scotland – is Scottish policy and practice putting the rest of the UK to shame?

PPQ issue 9 covers

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: Why We're All in the Battle Now

Feminism 4.0 is fighting back - and we in the world of responsible business must not let it pass us by. Plus the Pioneers Post Special Guide to social investment.

Pioneers Post Quarterly Issue 8

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: The Education Issue

Inside: a 16 page guide to education and training for social entrepreneurs, a trip to New Zealand ahead of this year's Social Enterprise World Forum and a taxi ride with UnLtd boss Mark Norbury. PLUS: socent leaders, impact investors and much, much more!

Pioneers Post Quarterly 7

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: Has politics fallen out of love with social enterprise?

Cover feature: Has politics fallen out of love with social enterprise? History shows a close association between the two but is it still as close? Global Focus: Social enterprise in the Netherlands is anything but flat. The Black Cab Interviews: The boss of Social Enterprise Scotland takes us on a tour of Glasgow and sings us a song.

Pioneers Post Quarterly Issue 6

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: The Future of Doing Good

Inside: come with us (and Big Lottery Fund) on a journey to the future of doing good. We also present the most revealing picture yet about impact measurement – who’s doing it, how and why. PLUS our black cab interviewee thinks charity sucks!