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Basic patterns of impact businesses
An analysis of 500 example organisations having social impact showed 12 different groups of businesses with 24 sub-groups. All solve social problems through business action.
Risk, Reward and Values
Kingdom entrepreneurs are people whom God has gifted with the ability to create and innovate enterprises, culture, products and services in a way that demonstrates human redemption. They are being prophetic to their world.
Addressing human trafficking in your own backyard
David Batstone is a venture capitalist, business professor, PhD in theology. He discovered his favourite Indian restaurant had trafficked 500+ girls, aged 14 to 19 for forced labour. So what did David do?
Putting nature at the core of business strategy
After building a strong foundation, with new products e.g. plant-based gouda + cheddar, Willicroft are making every decision, whether related to packaging, supply chain or energy, on effect on the planet.
Modern slavery due diligence technology 
Slavery is an issue of our time and exists in all industries and countries. Companies are expected to conduct ongoing due diligence. Failure to act creates ethical, operational, reputational and legal risk.
12 tips for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs
Three entrepreneurs, who have continued to grow their businesses in the pandemic, reveal their top tips for anyone out there looking to start a business.
Kingland Global
Dennis Yandi runs a motor spare parts business in Nairobi, Kenya. He shares stories of how the Lord is giving him opportunities to serve Him through the business.
Paul Polman: individual courage and leadership are missing pieces in shaping new economy 
Representing 60% of GDP, 80% of job creation, businesses had scale, expertise, resources, innovation to “make an outsized contribution” to addressing global problems.
The Lantern Network
Imagine that friends got together, built out an ecosystem of microchurches, little businesses, not only to sustain livelihoods, but to engage culture and bless it. Someday they might say, "You're making it hard not to believe."
Recycling plastic waste to make bricks that are stronger than concrete 
Nairobi, Kenya-based, materials engineer Nzambi Matee is transforming plastic waste into bricks that are lighter and five to seven times stronger than concrete. A social enterprise recycling waste and creating jobs.
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Online - Tummler School - meet Karen Davies, founder of Purple Shoots
Tummler is a Yiddish word for people who are hired to get a party going, which is how Grow Social Capital regards community changemaking.

How do we get government, banks and wider society to do more to support people in disadvantaged communities who want to help themselves by starting or growing their own business, yet will often get refused finance or be held back by bureaucratic rules?

That’s the challenge facing inspiring changemaker Karen Davies, who started a pioneering charity, Purple Shoots to provide microfinance and support for over 700 Welsh businesses.

Karen will be sharing an exclusive insight into what motivates her to commit herself to such life changing work, the influence of her Christian values, and just how others can seek active community engagement to contribute to a positive impact on society.

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