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Do you know who made your clothes?
With increased transparency, brands and consumers can identify whether or not people are being exploited in the supply chain or if the environment is being harmed. An example social enterprise in Nepal.
Jericho social enterprises
Providing people with work, training in their social businesses, projects. They are breaking barriers, changing lives. 7 businesses offering goods, services to their communities and employment to local people who need it most.
Impact-Weighted Accounts 
The legitimacy of a business should depend on its ability to create value for society. How do you measure that and create accounting standards that reflect a company’s financial, social and environmental performance?
Turning customers into activists
Tony’s Chocolonely was set up in 2005 with a clear purpose: “Together we make chocolate 100% slave free”. It pursues that purpose by producing and selling chocolate. They actively track down and combat child labour.
What workers want from their local church 
Working Christians want their churches to provide encouragement and support for their work, provide guidance for how to engage faith at work and have more empathy with respect to the demands of their work.
Best practices
Victor Ho's start-up hit a rough patch and needed to lay off 50 people. Best practices suggested handling this with surgical precision. Victor felt compelled to take a different approach that was consistent with the company’s values.
The Skill Mill
Working with young offenders, changing their identity from one of offender to an employee with legitimate income, self-respect and a desire to change their behaviour and contribute positively to society and the economy.
Change agents: why entrepreneurs are uniquely equipped to tackle poverty
The story of Waweru Kuria, a Kenyan entrepreneur. In this challenging time, the need for Kingdom entrepreneurs in emerging markets is at an all time high. We need the impact job creators can make in the lives of countless individuals.
From outsourcing to ethical sourcing 
Every employer has the power to effect significant social change right now – through their purchasing and outsourcing decisions. Three key tests..
Let's continue to build community - employment
Employment in our communities will be affected by Covid-19. Many people will struggle to find employment they are used to. Churches i.e. the people, can have a pro-active role to play. This could be...
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Webinar - how philanthropists & investors are bringing hope & transformation to lives in East Africa.
There is nothing quite like the dignity that comes with a good job. Join this online webinar to learn how philanthropists and investors are bringing hope and transformation to thousands of lives by supporting businesses that create and sustain jobs in East Africa.

From building deal flow by equipping early and growth stage entrepreneurs through Sinapis to impact investing in high potential businesses through Talanton, you can empower faith-driven entrepreneurs to help lift thousands of people out of poverty, stand against corruption, and boost the economy. Most importantly, entrepreneurs are making a measurable spiritual impact through evangelism, discipleship and social impact initiatives.

You’ll hear the story of how Sinapis and Talanton worked together to accelerate and invest in Rabboni, a profitable and scalable business in Uganda with 2,300 farmers plus 26 full-time employees and 41 seasonal workers.

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