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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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Why our social enterprise tour to India will be different

  I’m starting this post with a long quote from Michael Hobbes in New Republic. His essay is a must read for anyone interested in International Development (including international social enterprise development). This quote, for me, is about the problems … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise India

I am collaborating with colleagues from the Centre for Social Response¬†to take people on an immersive journey into the heart of India to visit social enterprises, meet social entrepreneurs, be inspired, and create change. Social Enterprise India¬†is a two week … Continue reading

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I was elected Chair of the Social Enterprise peak body

Last week I was re-elected for my third term as Chair of the Queensland Social Enterprise Council, the first and only representative, member driven body for social enterprise in Australia. Established in 2012 QSEC exists to support the development of … Continue reading

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SEED PPM’s social impact video

I am writing a funding application to the Westpac Foundation and had to make a 2 minute video featuring some of our staff. The thrust of the application is to assist with our strategic Grow, Replicate, Scale plans which will … Continue reading

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“An ounce of practice is generally worth more than a ton of theory.”

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SEED win the Social Enterprise of the Year award

SEED have won the Social Enterprise of the Year – Small award! I accepted the award last week in Melbourne at an event organised by Social Traders at PwC Southbank. We employ previously long-term unemployed people in Brisbane to deliver … Continue reading

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