Monthly Archives: June 2013

Social Economy Alliance Announced In The UK

Great news from the UK where establishment of the Social Economy Alliance was announced to support and fuel growth of social enterprises. Bold, timely and absolutely necessary. How business is done worldwide needs reinventing, for the sake of the planet … Continue reading

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From Corporate To Impact – Facing The Wall

My story – I have escaped from the Financial Services sector (I am a professional marketer) and am trying to change what I am doing from corporate to impact (charity or social enterprise). The idea is to leverage my marketing … Continue reading

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This Week In Storytelling – Greenpeace & Coca Cola

A very unlikely match, a mission driven organisation that is contributing to saving the planet and a profit driven company that is contributing to the obesity epidemic. But let’s not focus on the missions today and talk about the storytelling … Continue reading

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Funding For Social Entrepreneurs

It looks like a good time to be a social entrepreneur in the UK. There is more attention to the sector and more funding. If you are an already existing business owner thinking about how to contribute more to the … Continue reading

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The Giving Dilemma – Some Ideas For NGOs

Interesting reportĀ from the US. First, it’s an amazing initiative. Second, we learn how to identify ‘bad’ charities from the fundraising channels they use. Finally, it gives interesting benchmarks such as that ideally only up to 35% of funds raised should … Continue reading

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Survival Of The Coolest

The recession has now lasted for how long exactly? I am not the world renown economist but if I remember correctly I started hearing about recession and crisis somewhere in 2007, and this has been on-going since. So I assume … Continue reading

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Organic Skincare Brands Challenge

I am doing some freelance work at the moment, and my new project is on the chemicals in skincare products. It’s going to be an interesting project. I hope to learn a lot of new stuff, and namely what to … Continue reading

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