Social Impact: 3 THINGS to Know, Read and Hear
We get it. Life is crazy and balancing out your time can be super hard. With so much going on it’s difficult stay ahead of the learning game and easy to lose track of what's happening in the world of social impact. The trick is to stop trying to read everything out there. There’s too much. And you’re too busy. Instead, give us roughly 3 minutes and we'll brief you on the what you need to know, read and hear. If you're passionate about creating positive social and environmental impact, our handpicked content is all you need to stay informed and inspired.
For the week starting 27/05/2019, here's...
What you need to KNOW:
Mill House Social Enterprise Accelerator – GRIST 2019. Applications are now open for the The Mill House Social Enterprise Accelerator Program (GRIST), a 6-month social venture builder for individuals and teams who seek to use a hybrid business model to achieve social, cultural economic or environmental impact. If you're ready to build the commercial viability of your not-for-profit organisation or want to build measurable impact into your for-profit business, apply now for GRIST 2019!
What you need to READ:
5 Must Visit Global Destinations for a Social Entrepreneur in 2019. London, New York, Paris and Tokyo are some of the most visited cities in the world. However, if you’re a social entrepreneur looking for a different type of trip, here’s a list of a few destinations we’d recommend checking out.
What you need to HEAR:
The Social Impact of Decision Making. The imperative to transition to a low carbon economy is giving rise to social challenges for workers and communities. Meanwhile, there is credible evidence that income inequality is growing and represents a threat to economic prosperity. Sharan Burrow's keynote address looks at what obligations do companies and investors have to ensure a just transition and promote an inclusive global economy, and how can they achieve this?