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The rise of the social entrepreneur

The rise of the social entrepreneur

July 30, 2007 Are social enterprises in the US gearing up to overtake non-profits in meeting social needs? The Corporate Citizenship Company’s Jen Peckman examines the expanding role of the social entrepreneur. Read more >
Building a world community

Building a world community

July 26, 2007 Can online networking inspire a global movement for social good? Tommy Hutchinson, founder of networking site i-genius, thinks so and tells Mienke Retief how. Read more >
Health news round-up (Issue 93)

Health news round-up (Issue 93)

May 21, 2007 From an increase in access to ARV treatment for HIV/AIDS sufferers, to combating the sale of counterfeit drugs, and even producing a drug that will never make any profit, Briefing rounds up what the pharmaceutical firms are doing. Read more >
Social inclusion for learners

Social inclusion for learners

May 18, 2007 Bruce Learner of Kellogg’s UK underlines the importance of working with young people, or more precisely ‘equipping them to make the right choices’, in order to overcome the crippling effects of social exclusion. Read more >
Measuring social impact

Measuring social impact

May 18, 2007 Programmes encouraging social inclusion are all well and good but it is only through measurement and target-setting that the real impacts can be assessed. Read more >
Helping lone parents succeed

Helping lone parents succeed

May 18, 2007 For over three years, Marks & Start– a community programme sponsored by Marks & Spencer – has been helping people get back into employment through a number of partnerships. Sumi Ejiri talks to Marks & Spencer and One Parent Families, one of the retailer’s community partners, about what they gain from working together. Read more >
Meeting society’s needs

Meeting society’s needs

May 18, 2007 A daunting new series of challenges to social inclusion, far more serious than in the 1980s, demand urgent corporate action, argues David Grayson. Read more >
Toxic corporate responsibility

Toxic corporate responsibility

February 01, 2007 Camila Batmanghelidjh, director of Kids Company on why corporate social responsibility should be selfless and not self-serving, and how companies should take heed and listen to what the voluntary sector really needs. Read more >