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Five lessons from ten Corporate-Charity partnerships 
From charity partnership with 10 FTSE100 companies, key lessons for coys to have a positive impact on poverty, the environment, and working well together with charities and government.
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Creating a 'Social Business City'
Taoyuan City, Taiwan has created “an enabling ecosystem for social businesses, social enterprises and social innovation” by removing obstacles and giving them the “power, means, opportunities and authority to pursue their goals”
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Redirecting procurement to social enterprise suppliers 
Social procurement creates better outcomes for society, the environment and a business. It prioritises social and environmental outcomes alongside financial factors.
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There's never a right time to start a business 
If you can carve an amount of regular time into your busy diary, do not underestimate the power of what you can achieve. Our lives, whatever we do, don't stop us from building a business - it's the perception of our time.
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Thriving Cities (or towns)
What does it mean and take to thrive in my city, and how can I contribute? Six areas of community wealth and well-being: Truth, Prosperity, Good, Justice and Order, Beauty and Sustainability.
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The Washing Machine Project 
70% of the world does not have access to an electric washing machine. Hand washing clothes is time and water-consuming.affecting livelyhoods, health. The Project developed an off-grid, manual machine, which saves 60% of time and 50% water.
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Masaka Creamery
"I can say that it's a blessing for the company and also to the community to employ youth with disabilities or hearing impairments. I've come to realize that actually they're not disabled because they are so committed."
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Dismantling the poverty premium
Limited means of consumers on low incomes reduces their economic flexibility, creates costly choices, which then serves to reduce their overall means. This cycle of paying over the odds makes up the poverty premium.
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The case for Living Wages
Paying living wages throughout core operations and the value chain strengthens business performance, resilience, stability, while delivering measurable social impact and enabling more effective delivery on human rights obligations.
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Facing the poverty tsunami
COVID, conflict, climate change are some of challenges driving tsunami of poverty already crashing into lives of vulnerable people, communities around the world. An extra 1bn people will live in poverty. How can business help?
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Events (2 found)

Online - Social Procurement Festival 2023 - Day 1
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The Social Procurement Festival gathers buyers from both the public & private sector to learn and share best practice for social enterprise procurement, social value activities and to network with social enterprise suppliers and committed buyers.

We will hear from policy makers, procurement teams and social enterprises and create connections to last beyond the festival.

The festival continues on morning of 30th March.
29/03/2023
09:30
Online - Social Procurement Festival 2023 - Day 2
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The Social Procurement Festival gathers buyers from both the public & private sector to learn and share best practice for social enterprise procurement, social value activities and to network with social enterprise suppliers and committed buyers.

We will hear from policy makers, procurement teams and social enterprises and create connections to last beyond the festival.
30/03/2023
09:30

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