Posts tagged Social Enterprise World Forum
Professor Michael Roy On What Social Enterprises Need To Succeed

On Episode 154 of Impact Boom, Professor Michael Roy of the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, shares key traits commonly seen in successful social entrepreneurs, he discusses common points of failure and provides insights into what we might learn from some of the leading social enterprise nations.

Read More
Matthew Taylor On Social Procurement & Making A Big Difference In People’s Lives

On Episode 132 of Impact Boom, Matthew Taylor of the Victorian Government provides strong insights into a $600 billion dollar social change opportunity and Victoria’s Social Procurement Framework, whilst sharing his journey and lessons from creating a social enterprise called MET Designs.

Read More
The Hon. Shannon Fentiman MP On How State Government Is Growing The Social Enterprise Ecosystem In Queensland

On Episode 125 of Impact Boom, Minister Fentiman talks about the strong grassroots social enterprise movement in Queensland, and how government is creating a Social Enterprise Strategy to help support the sector, ultimately making a difference in the lives of vulnerable Queensland families.

Read More
Louise Aitken On Redefining Enterprise To Deliver Positive Social & Environmental Impact

On Episode 121 of Impact Boom, Louise Aitken of the Akina Foundation discusses what social enterprises need to know to deliver significant impact, she shares her views on how the government can most appropriately support the sector, as well as suggesting the core ingredients at the heart of any good enterprise.

Read More
40 Key Highlights & Insights From Speakers & Delegates At The Social Enterprise World Forum In Edinburgh

On Episode 108 of Impact Boom, 40 speakers and delegates from around the globe share key themes, trends and insights into social enterprise which emerged from an energetic SEWF global gathering of 1400 delegates from 47 countries in Scotland.

Read More
Jan Owen On Opportunities For Youth & Social Entrepreneurship In A Rapidly Changing World

On Episode 100 of Impact Boom, Jan Owen AM of the Foundation for Young Australians discusses how we might best unleash the potential of young people to change the world, she discusses issues affecting youth and the changing education landscape, and shares great tips for entrepreneurs who are working hard to create positive impact.

Read More
What Can We Learn From Scotland's Thriving Social Enterprise Movement?

In the lead up to this year's Social Enterprise World Forum in Edinburgh, we're shining a spotlight on the key factors which have led to a thriving social enterprise movement in Scotland. What can we all learn from Scotland's approach to tackling community issues and building a social enterprising economy?

Read More
Susan Aktemel On Advice & Tips To Help Social Entrepreneurs Succeed.

On Episode 93 of Impact Boom, Susan Aktemel of Homes For Good provides insights into the key factors which created a thriving social enterprise environment in Scotland, shares tips on getting finance and talks about how to create a positive and collaborative work environment.

Read More
Samantha Rae Jones On The Rise Of Social Enterprise & Measuring Your Impact

On Episode 89 of Impact Boom, Samantha Rae Jones of Little Yellow Bird shares key insights into building a social business, provides tips on how best to start, talks about the importance of measuring impact & the challenges of good communication when working internationally. 

Read More
David LePage On Recreating Relationships To Transform Communities With Mission-Driven Social Entrepreneurship

On Episode 86 of Impact Boom, David LePage of Buy Social Canada & Chair of the Social Enterprise World Forum discusses how business models may contribute to and not just extract value from communities, he talks about the shift in the social enterprise sector and shares important traits of successful social entrepreneurs (and how they commonly fail) in the lead up to this year's World Forum.

Read More
Sarah Chisholm On Building Sustainable Social Enterprises In The Waste Services Sector

On Episode 79 of Impact Boom, Sarah Chisholm of Community Resources Ltd. shares strong experience from 20 years working in the social enterprise sector, providing insights into 4 impactful enterprises in the waste services sector. Sarah also provides useful advice for social entrepreneurs who are keen to make a difference.

Read More
Matt Pfahlert On The Best Approach For Organisations, Entrepreneurs & Government To Create Sustainable Change

On Episode 76 of Impact Boom, Matt Pfahlert of the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship shares important characteristics of communities which are generating positive social impact, discusses key traits of successful social entrepreneurs & provides areas of opportunity for government & organisations to activate positive change.

Read More
Prof. Jo Barraket On What You Need To Know To Help Social Enterprise Thrive & Create Positive Change

On Episode 72 of Impact Boom, Prof. Jo Barraket of the Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne, provides strong insights from over 20 years experience as Australia's premier researcher in Social Enterprise. Jo shares excellent opportunities for impact entrepreneurs, government and the not-for-profit sector in order for them to create sustainable change.

Read More
Gerry Higgins On Building A Global Social Enterprise Ecosystem That's Positively Changing The World

On Episode 66 of Impact Boom, Gerry Higgins of CEIS Group and the Social Enterprise World Forum C.I.C. discusses the history of social enterprise over the last 30 years, sharing valuable insights into growing the sector. Gerry provides strong advice for social entrepreneurs, talks about shifts in policy and what to expect for this year's Social Enterprise World Forum in Edinburgh.

Read More