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UpRising
Article

UpRising

A new leadership programme supporting the entrepreneurial leaders of tomorrow in communities across Britain. What is the UpRising programme? The…
20 February 2008Louise Pulford
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Community support for agriculture
Article

Community support for agriculture

Ainonghui” (the work group of communities support agriculture) established a bridge between urban young people and the natural (organic) agricultu…
20 February 2008Cate Newnessmith
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The Way to Work: space, place and technology in 2016
Work

The Way to Work: space, place and technology in 2016

Businesses must prioritise managing intellectual property and flexibility of work time and location to control organisational change over the next 1…
20 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Warm-hearted Supermarket - United social power for sustainability
Article

Warm-hearted Supermarket - United social power for sustainability

TheWarm-hearted Supermarket is a new kind of social organization that provides free basic goodsfor people in difficulty. The supermarket is supplie…
20 February 2008Cate Newnessmith
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Shanghai Group Purchase
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Shanghai Group Purchase

Group purchase is an activity organized throughthe internet platform,where groups of consumers who have same commodity in mind, bargain and purchase…
20 February 2008Cate Newnessmith
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It's for the public good: how to be a social entrepreneur
Work

It's for the public good: how to be a social entrepreneur

Profit is not the only sign of a successful social enterprise. Parminder Bahra investigates what it takes to flourish when social and environmental…
20 February 2008Willie
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Enterprise for all: progressing the agenda
Policy

Enterprise for all: progressing the agenda

The Comprehensive Spending Review and current and on-going changes to publicly-funded business support, provide an excellent opportunity to ensure t…
20 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Social Entrepreneurship Monitor 2006
Article

Social Entrepreneurship Monitor 2006

This report focuses on the social entrepreneurs who may grow the social enterprises of the future. It is the second Social Entrepreneurship Monitor…
20 February 2008Willie
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Living Consumption Co-op
Consumption

Living Consumption Co-op

Living Consumption Co-op: Collective Purchase Centre initiative relies on the purchasing power of consumers seeking a healthier and safer lifestyle,…
20 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Bright Ideas
Scaling Innovation

Bright Ideas

Nick Temple picks his Top 10 social innovations from the GIB, from hibernation days to eco taxes. Featured in Guardian Unlimited 2004.
20 February 2008Willie
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The Tree Bury for Recall
Wellbeing

The Tree Bury for Recall

The “tree bury” proposes planting a tree as a form of both symbolic and actual burial, burying the ashes of the dead and planting a tree over it…
20 February 2008Cate Newnessmith
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Developing fledgling social enterprises? A study of the support required and the means of delivering it
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Developing fledgling social enterprises? A study of the support required and the means of delivering it

There has been growing interest in the role of social enterprises in providing goods and services (including new ways of delivering public services)…
20 February 2008Willie
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