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 19/08/2019, here's...
What you need to KNOW:
10 Steps Towards Balancing Purpose and Profit. Is your organisation looking to join the global movement towards balancing purpose and profit? Here are 10 tips to inspire and empower you to become more sustainable by looking beyond the balance sheet to the social areas intrinsically linked to your operations. And if you're already achieving social impact and economic return, make sure you check out the 2019 Shared Value Awards!
What you need to READ:
Is an Ecosystem-based Approach the Future of Funding Social Enterprise? It’s often discussed that funding the social enterprise ecosystem is important to help all social enterprises thrive – but what exactly is this ecosystem, and why and how should we fund it?
What you need to HEAR:
Social Enterprise Case Study Series: Luke Terry. Luke Terry is the founder of several large scale employment focused social enterprise projects including White Box Enterprises, Vanguard Laundry Services, Ability Enterprises and Work Restart. Luke has a founding belief that employment-based social enterprise can be used as a tool for social good and community transformation. Check out this lesson-packed case study by QUT where Luke is also the resident social entrepreneur.