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Apr 04 2016

STREAT: Tastes Good, Does Good

Taking a business model that already exists, and re-purposing it to create social good. This is the genius simplicity behind the successful social enterprise based in Melbourne, Australia, STREAT.   Beginning with a street food cart in Melbourne in 2010, STREAT now has five cafes, a catering...

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Mar 15 2016

6 Questions To Ask Before Investing In A Social Enterprise

From joining an angel network that focuses on social change to asking wealth managers to find impact investments across a whole portfolio, impact investors (those who look for financial return alongside social and/or environmental impact) come in many different shapes. Jean Case recently wrote an article...

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Mar 14 2016

Impakt and HireUp Visit Vancouver

  Impakt and HireUp were in Vancouver last month! Things went smoothly travel wise, and we were warmly welcomed by our hotel, The Blue Horizon.   The meetings started off with a presentation to the Vancouver HR Non-Profit Roundtable, sharing with them the HireUp program, and its successes...

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Jan 15 2016

The Social Enterprise – A New Way To Make a Change

The shifting focus towards social enterprises is a major trend in the social change space.   There is an increasing recognition that the way things are currently being done isn’t really working. This is leading people to start thinking differently about the impossible to ignore problems our...

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