CATCH 22: STOP SELLING THE BUSINESS CASE

The way we were taught to do it... How many of you who are passionate about Sustainable Business or the value of having a purpose led company have been told that to be successful you will need to prove the business case? How many have then resorted to studies such as that of the Stengel … Continue reading CATCH 22: STOP SELLING THE BUSINESS CASE

LOOKING TO START A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE?

....then this could be the start point you're looking for. CHANGING THE WORLD: A YOUNG PERSONS GUIDE TO SOCIAL ENTREPRENURSHIP The team at UnLtd have  published a resource dedicated to supporting young social entrepreneurs. It brings together what they have learned over the past 10 years of working closing with young social entrepreneurs. It’s aim is to share … Continue reading LOOKING TO START A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE?

Great Framework for Action through Consumer Behaviour Change

Sustainable Brands, Eight Sustainability Platform, and other partners have joined together to launch the Framework for Action project, which is the first of its kind to explore the cutting-edge issues of sustainable consumer behavior change exclusively for the Brazilian market. The framework is a guide for marketing, communication, R&D and sustainability professionals, particularly at B2C … Continue reading Great Framework for Action through Consumer Behaviour Change

Evolving? Where will Pepsico take their partnership with the China Women’s Development Foundation (CWDF)

THE PARTNERSHIP Continuing on Pepsico's strategy of "Performance with a Purpose" came the recent News release that they have partnered with the CWDF's 'Water Cellars for Mothers project where, depending on the specific needs of a village, school or household, it brings access to safe water through rainwater harvesting or building centralized water supply systems … Continue reading Evolving? Where will Pepsico take their partnership with the China Women’s Development Foundation (CWDF)

Australian Social Enterprise Awards Announced

At a recent Conscious Capitalism event the question was asked "Can you name any Australian businesses leading the way?" Unfortunately the room wasn't filled with answers, however looking at the list below from the 2014 Australian Social Enterprise Awards hosted by Social Traders and PwC  it really should have been. Congratulations to all the winners! THE 2014 … Continue reading Australian Social Enterprise Awards Announced

Is Charity dead or are the KPI’s just wrong?

Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend — not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big … Continue reading Is Charity dead or are the KPI’s just wrong?