This Week in Social Entrepreneurship: Events, News, Updates, and More.
24 July 2017
Opportunities and Events
What does it really take to be an entrepreneur? Find the answer to “I don’t know what I don’t’ know” with this one day workshop to create and maintain a sustainable business! If you have a business and are stuck or thinking of a business and don’t know where to start, this Bootcamp is for you!
The conference offers 100 young people (16–22 yrs) the opportunity to
be coached, mentored and learn from some of Australia’s leading experts
in entrepreneurship and social enterprise. Friday 4th , to Sunday 6th of August (day only — not overnight). Sydney Conference and Training Centre, Ingleside
The Early Ethical Entrepreneur Pitch Competition is going to be held as part of the Ethical Enterprise Conference 2017, on 16th and 17th of October in Melbourne, VIC.
The Ethical Enterprise Award 2017 recognises the most inspirational ethical enterprise in Australia — a business or organisation that has achieved the most positive social and economic impact in a local or overseas community through their innovative and ethical trade practices.
Join the Cambridge Social Ventures team at a one-day seminar hosted by the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation to think about some of the issues we face in supporting social entrepreneurs.
Social Impact Showcase- Canada 27 July 2017
The Social Impact Showcase promises to be an engaging event and an excellent opportunity to connect with their social ventures and network with other members of the social innovation community.
The conference aims to boost social innovation in Europe because social innovation is a good, cost-effective way to advance inclusive and wealth-creating public policies, by developing a new narrative and giving this new narrative the means to take root, grow, blossom and bear fruit. 27–28 November in Lisbon, Portugal.
News, Reports, Insights
How best to help urban communities become more walkable, livable, less car-dependent and, well, more like real communities? The answer being to accomplish that goal through many pint-sized projects, each of which doesn’t take a long time to complete.
In an age where it seems every corporation has a CSR department, and where big businesses are often called out on the extent of their social impact work, HuffPost UK sat down with Shah to find out what role business should play in today’s society — and whether non-profit and for-profit can ever sit side by side.
Social Business Trust (SBT), the organisation that enlists corporate executives to give business support for social ventures, has provided a freely accessible guide to achieving growth.
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