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Sandwell Council Delegates New Social Enterprise Champion
Sandwell Council assigns a new social enterprise champ, Deputy chief executive John Garrett, to foster stronger relationships between local businesses and public bodies. The council announced the...more



Student Entrepreneur Sews Hats To End Homelessness
Josh York hadn't anticipated that his beanies, which were sold for a dollar while he was working at the Aco Hardware, would become successful. From this success, he decided to give back to the...more

Young Etruria Entrepreneur Launches Young Creatives
An 18-year-old Etruria entrepreneur has recently launched his social enterprise called Young Creatives. Young Creatives is part of Emeka Forbes's plan to help squash youth unemployment rates in...more

More Women Spearheading Social Enterprises
A new research, RBS Women in Enterprise report, indicates that some female traits and experiences may be the core essence in women's choices to become social entrepreneurs. Social enterprise...more

Small Farmers Can Help Reduce Climate Change and World Hunger
The Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the Organic Consumers Association, the country's largest network of green and ethical consumers, and The Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair...more

Building an Economy Based On Purpose and Meaningful Relationships
Pro bono services nonprofit Taproot Foundation founder, Aaron Hurst, predicts the rise of a new economy - the Purpose Economy. According to Hurst, the changes people see are about developing...more

Local Organizations Advocate For Increased Voters on the Rolls
Volunteers and local organizations lobby to increase civic participation in light of National Voter Registration Day in an effort to get as many new registered voters as possible. Voter...more

Inmates to be Ambassadors of Change, Not of Crime
Founder of Nafisika Trust, Vickie Wambura Kairo, was inspired to start her organization as an answer to Kenya's repeat offenders - youth. She learned that Kenya's youth continued to commit...more

Indigenous Entrepreneurs Get Support Through Social Enterprise Fund
Australian indigenous entrepreneurs will get investment and support through the launching of a new investment package program. The two-year pilot program has been launched by nonprofit...more

The Give Back Box Spurs Internet Shoppers to Donate for Social Good
An idea hatched by Monika Wiela recreates cardboard containers as ready-made Goodwill boxes. Her GiveBackBox.com works with retailers like Newegg.com and Overstock.com, which place advertisement...more





Cause Artist lists down the five health startups that are changing people’s views about health and wellness. These startups made use of their creative juices, and with tech know-how, have developed solutions to solve some of the world’s most complex health issues.




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