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Why definitions of social enterprise are important

Social enterprise, social innovation, and social entrepreneurship Why are definitions and conceptualisations of social enterprise important? Why are we still talking about them ten years on from when I first entered the sector? These are the questions that I have … Continue reading

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I’m a community developer at heart

I was googling for some info on community development definitions for  a piece I’m writing elsewhere and came across Jim Ife’s wonderful work, coincidentally I had just lent Jim’s book to a social work student on placement at Sandbag yesterday.  … Continue reading

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Participation and Production an ebook from the Nundah Coop

The wonderful folk at Nundah Community Enterprise Coop (NCEC) have published a new ebook. Its a great story of “Participation and Production”, and can be used as a how to guide for social enterprise, especially when employing people with disabilities … Continue reading

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The Economy: Under new ownership

It’s no accident that the deep redesign of our economy isn’t beginning in Washington, D.C. It is rooted in relationships: to the living earth and to one another. The generative economy finds fertile soil for its growth within the human … Continue reading

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