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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 02/09/2019, here’s…

What you need to KNOW:

The Business for Good Lunch in Sydney is on in just over a week!

Join the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce as a panel inspires you to consider social procurement as a conscious choice to create social impact while doing business. A stellar panel including Luke Terry, Founder, Vanguard Laundry Services and QUT Resident Social Entrepreneur, Laura O’Reilly, CEO, Fighting Chance Australia, David Brookes, Managing Director Social Traders and Andrea Comastri, Executive Manager, PAYCE Foundation will explore social procurement as a conscious choice to create social impact while doing business. Grab your ticket now.

What you need to READ:

How to Build Your Social Enterprise Network and Why It's Important. Does attending a networking event make you excited? Or does it leave you nervous and wanting to find the door from the moment you arrive? Wherever you are on the spectrum of ‘networking emotions’, what is undeniable is that networking IS important for the development of any business. In Australia’s fast growing social enterprise sector where collaboration is key, networking is more than important. It’s vital.

What you need to HEAR:

Lentil as Anything's Social Return on Investment report. Think Impact, leaders in social impact measurement are hosting a Social Return on Investment (SROI) 2 day accredited training in Melbourne this 11th and 12th September. Think Impact are one of only two organisations in Australia accredited to offer this training. They're also offering a 10% discount to all Social Change Central subscribers by using the code SROI10 in the discount box at the top of the page when selecting tickets. Check it out here for more information.

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Jay Boolkin
Jay Boolkin

I'm passionate about positive social change and the power of social entrepreneurship to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems. I believe that for-purpose business models can become part of the mainstream and I am enthusiastic about advocating for business models that are genuinely built around a social or environmental mission.

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