Social Enterprise: 3 THINGS to Know, Read and Hear

We get it. Life is crazy and balancing out your time can be super hard. With so much going on it’s difficult stay ahead of the learning game and easy to lose track of what’s happening in the world of social impact. The trick is to stop trying to read everything out there. There’s too much. And you’re too busy. Instead, give us roughly 3 minutes each fortnight and we’ll brief you on the 3 THINGS you need to know, read and hear. If you’re passionate about creating positive social and environmental impact, our handpicked content is all you need to stay informed and inspired.

For the week ending 01/04/2018, here’s…

What you need to know:

Churchill Fellowships. Do you have a passion for social change and an idea that could help improve and build knowledge in Australia? A Churchill Fellowship offers an incredible opportunity to travel the world to investigate new ideas and cutting edge solutions to issues that will benefit your community. Everyone is encouraged to apply. No prescribed qualifications required. Get your application in by 27 April.

What you need to read:

The Rise of the Social Enterprise: A New Paradigm for Business. The 2018 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report showcases a profound shift facing business leaders worldwide: The rapid rise of the social enterprise. This shift reflects the growing importance of social capital in shaping an organisation’s purpose, guiding its relationships with stakeholders, and influencing its ultimate success or failure. The study gives you the insights and perspectives needed to help you understand the “rise of the social enterprise” as well as some new ideas, strategies, and solutions to make your organisation thrive.

What you need to hear:

The Tapestry of our Lives: How Social Enterprise is Social Activism. At TEDxUNC Colorwheel, Flynn Coleman reflected on her conversations with people around the world as a human rights lawyer and social entrepreneur. She explores how social enterprise and ethically focused businesses colour our world with dignity, inspiration, hope, and equality.

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Originally published at Social Change Central.