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Stepping Stones Crowned Social Enterprise Champions
Stepping Stones has won the Social Enterprise Awards in the 'Education, Jobs and Training' category. Stepping stones is a charity offering vital services to people with learning disabilities and...more

A Booklist for Budding Social Entrepreneurs
Bridget Hilton, founder of LSTN Headphones, shares her list of five books to help aspiring social entrepreneurs succeed. Titles on her list include: Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard;...more

Homeless Agencies Cautiously Welcomes Social Impact Investing Scheme
Homeless agencies have set a cautious welcome to the Social Impact Investing scheme, which was announced in the budget that will primarily focus on housing projects. The first phase of the scheme...more

Civic Engagement Latina Leader Calls Empowering Latinos Her \"True Calling\"
Director of Civic Engagement of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) in Houston, Texas, Claudia Ortega-Hogue is a Latina with a mission: To inspire every single...more

Wates Launches First Social Enterprise Brokerage Service
Wates, UK's premier building and construction group, launches first-ever social enterprise brokerage service. In partnership with Social Enterprise UK, the Social Enterprise National Brokerage...more

Bradenton CCRA Teams Up with Pastors to Plan Economic and Social Development
The Bradenton Central Community Redevelopment Agency (CCRA) seeks partnership with local pastors to help them plan economic and social development. The plan is hoped to boost the community, and...more

More than a Nonprofit, Pioneer Human Services Helps People Transition from Prison
Pioneer Human Services is a manufacturing enterprise of Pioneer Industries where it runs a diverse range of businesses to provide on-the-job training and work experience for people who have come out...more

Want to Boost the Effectiveness of Philanthropy? Try Being More Inclusive
The Spring issue of the journal "Responsive Philanthropy" from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy includes articles on the benefits of diversity in philanthropy, breaking silos to...more

What a Social Enterprise City Really Means?
To be tagged as a social enterprise city, a city must be committed to social entrepreneurship, and has a high density of social businesses. According to Celia Richardson, director of...more

Arbonne Social Entrepreneur Delivers Pure, Safe Products in Sudbury and Suffolk
Arbonne Health & Wellness social entrepreneur, Myriam Breton Jones, calls on people in Sudbury and Suffolk to help raise funds for children in Haiti. Arbonne has helped Myriam raise funds by...more

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Enterprises – Key to Ending Modern Slavery

Social Enterprises – Key to Ending Modern Slavery
Rich McEachran, a writer for The Guardian, explains how social enterprises are a sustainable solution to...

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