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William Hartley
Founder of Hartley's Jams. Looked after his workers and suppliers. Set aside a specific portion of income for religious and philanthropic purposes. This %age was continually increased.
Are you willing to give God your diary? 
I began to pray over my diary, emails and phone every week and asked God to be my Chief Scheduling Officer. I began to see the goodness of God in how my schedule seemed to align so specifically and detailed each week.
Changing perceptions of UK refugees 
"People did not see the ambition within me. I wanted to be seen as somebody who has got talent, skills and aspirations and, if given the opportunity, can and will contribute to UK society."
Biblical Foundations for Social Reform 
Jonathan Tame of Jubilee Centre presents a biblical worldview for public engagement, articulates the importance of Biblical Law and offers some suggested principles for political economy.
The SDGs Game
The 2030 SDGs Game participants wake up to the systemic impact they already have. They see ways they can take action to make positive change that they previously had not considered.
Self-Reliant Groups
Small groups of people who come from a shared economic and/or social background to support each other, develop friendships, save, share skills, start small businesses.

Events (2 found)

Changing Lives through Social Entrepreneurship - London
@St. Peter’s, Vere Street, London W1G 0DQ
Biblically it seems clear: our good work matters to God – it’s something he gave us to help cultivate his creation (Genesis 1) – and the gospel is good news to the poor and oppressed (Luke 4). But how often do we connect these two? Good work has intrinsic worth, helping others to flourish through the products and services we deliver. It can also generate the funds we share with those in need. And for some, work is the very means to participate in Jesus’ mission to the poor. Social entrepreneurs are among these people: keenly aware of the brokenness of our world and using their creative gifts and business skills to do something about it, in God’s strength.
Growing the New Economy: co-operative & social enterprise place-based innovation - Oldham
@The Queen Elizabeth Hall, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL
This national convention for 300 people will bring together an exciting mix of key decision makers from local authorities, health and other local public institutions, leaders of co-operatives and social enterprises with funders and investors to explore how the social economy can play a much more central role in the economic and community wellbeing of places across the country. Participants will explore key learning and experience about what has worked in different places, and shape a future vision for place-based, co-operative and social enterprise innovation, supporting clear, viable alternatives to the traditional economic models and policies that have failed to serve people and communities in so many parts of the UK.

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