Birdsong clothes are all made by women facing barriers to employment. Co-founders Sarah Slater and Sophie Neville – listed on the WISE100 and among Forbes' 30 under 30 social entrepreneurs – tell us what makes them tick.
Celia Hodson and her daughters have just launched Hey Girls, a “buy one give one” social enterprise to tackle period poverty. Doing business for good, they believe, means buying from other social enterprises and ethical suppliers.
“The risks of not knowing your lines of supply can be enormous.” Ellie Ward talks to the CEO of Sedex Jonathan Ivelaw-Chapman about his organisations mission to clean up the global supply chains of big business.
Divine chocolate are one of the UK’s flagship social enterprises – but while we often hear from its HQ in London, it is less often we get to hear from the cocoa frontline in Ghana. Lee Mannion meets farmer Esther Mintah Ephraim.