"Johann, I saw somewhere that your focus is on vulnerable children. It was the major focus of our own work in Eastern Europe and a few years ago my since deceased colleague gave an interview about his efforts to leverage investment for transition…"
"Yes, for us it was about business which invests in spinning of new business which create jobs in local communities. to "replicate localised people-centered economies on a global basis" as we put it. The proof of concept was in…"
"Mark, For us, localism is the bottom up approach to economic development, In 2004 we reasoned that this was key to achieving the stated goverment objectives to broadband access. As we learned a few days ago, this is far from what is happening across…"
"For some time I've been aware of the absence of any policy to support social enterprise in Gloucestershire and the Forest of Dean where I live. This would be acknowledged at the council scrutiny meeting which followed the exposure of…"
"Hi Mark, we have engaged in the past on Ecademy. As I was just relating in commenting this morning on an article about late payment in the public sector, our revenue in social enterprise derived from a mix of private, local government and government…"
"Sad indeed. The issue of poverty was our central focus in 2004, when we warned of potential consequences in a business plan. We are in the software development business, which supports our social activism.
The background to this…"
"John, not long ago following my colleague's death, I went back over the influences on his work and his actions to write about Putting Love and Compassion into Business.
His efforts to place children in loving family homes…"
"John, I'm having some difficulty even understanding option 1. Can this be helpful if this is intended to attract investors?
Where we differ perhaps is the base point of an alternative to traditional capitalism. Our study…"
"John, No intention to make a challenge but you might like to read an alternative perspective on how a business which distribute no dividend can achieve a financial return. The article erroneously claims that this is based on a CIC model. …"
"John, I'm now convinced that social enterprise was only ever intended as a placebo. For example The SE APPG still refers to 'showcasing' in theier purpose and SE UK runs competitions to win PR support.
We don't need drip…"
"John, I remember when we had a conversation about 'no more scraps' and also noted your participation in the comments about Big Society Capital.
This is why I thin BSC is founded in dishonesty, it is in denial.
Well almost. Social Enterprise Magazine reports today that there's potential for business with a social as well as financial return They don't seem to know that it already exists, which is surprising given the effort I made to describe it's impact for the SE 100 index. Here's…