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BY Rodrigo Aranda ·
29·11·18
Sintala Design is creating beautiful products made from 100% solid wood, but here's the catch: all of the wood is only taken from fallen trees, prunings or anything left over from other manufacturing processes. This is a great initiative and will no doubt attract a lot of support.
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BY Carolina Karlstrom ·
11·07·18
Our eighth SDG Network MeetUp, hosted by Global Action Plan, was an inspirational and engaging gathering with helpful advice and interesting Q&A around the theme of starting a social enterprise, as social female entrepreneurs Kathy Wong (Moeloco and Crazy Dreamers TV show), Sophie Andre (Elysia Catering), Steffie (Karma) and Abena Poku-Awuah […]
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BY Servane Mouazan ·
09·07·18
As the UK’s gender pay gap becomes more and more apparent, we chatted to Servane Mouazan, CEO of Ogunte CIC and top influential woman in social enterprise (WISE100, 2017) about the effect of empowering women through business. We chatted about what makes women’s social enterprises unique, the fragility of women’s hard-won rights, the loneliness of […]
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BY Bryony Spooner ·
06·07·18
Microfinance enables people living in poverty to become financially independent. The benefits of ethical microloans really are striking. Simply put, they create jobs. Bryony from DEKI explains more about their mission and the technological developments transforming microfinance right now. 
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BY Misitia Ravaloson ·
04·07·18
Change 2R is organising a creative workshop dedicated to social entrepreneurship in Madagascar, in collaboration with a local organisation, the JCI Mayendeleyo. Misitia Ravaloson is founder of Change 2R and is convinced that social entrepreneurship is one of the keys to develop the country and solve these issues.
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BY Carolina Karlstrom ·
04·07·18
How do you make a drunk bloke not to throw a cigarette butt on the ground? What does buying a too big a bra have to do with purchasing food? And how do you go to the toilet when you are rowing across the Atlantic in one of the most challenging rowing […]
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BY Carolina Karlstrom ·
04·07·18
On the hottest day of the year (so far), 19th April, 26 curious individuals met up at the Leon Restaurant near Oxford Circus, London. We represented various organisations, institutions or joined purely out of a personal interest to learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to meet, connect and discuss with […]
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BY Ian Choo ·
04·07·18
When most people think about investments, owning sustainable forests as a means of growing wealth reliably over time doesn’t usually come to mind.  Yet there has been growing recognition amongst discerning investors, that forests offer a plethora of unique benefits, which include real, stable returns over the long term that […]
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BY Carolina Karlstrom ·
31·05·18
Ecoed, an app to help raise awareness around social and environmental issues, was granted a Social Impact award from the Techies SW via our partners and app developers ojo solutions. The Social Impact Award seeks to reward “a product or service driven by technology that is making a difference to […]
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21·03·18
$12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 by advancing women’s equality, according to a McKinsey report from 2015. Given the stagnant growth across many economies, surely that’s a statistic that should grab investors’ attention. Gender lens investing - the use of financial capital to achieve gender equality […]
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16·03·18
Staying motivated as a social entrepreneur or ambitious changemaker requires constant effort because all the great aspects of setting out and doing good in the world equally contribute to its downsides. Setting out on an entrepreneurial path requires focus and dedication. Here are 9 Tips to Staying Motivated Starting a […]
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03·03·18
Hiring a designer to build a brand from scratch can be an expense you don’t need when starting your social enterprise. Having a brand people can relate to, that appeals to your audience and that attracts interest is an important step to it all feeling real and something that you […]
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12·02·18
Bounceworks is a company dedicated to making digital products that build emotional resilience and wellbeing amongst children. Our first project is Apart of Me; a safe, virtual space that helps children that have suffered bereavement. It’s a platform game for IOS and Android.
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