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Ethical Champions

PRCA Ethical Champions Awards nomination. Goodwork were delighted to be nominated in the ‘Very Small Agency’ category in the recently launched PRCA Ethical Champions awards held on Tuesday 27th March. The awards are aimed at celebrating the PR and communications agencies that are ethical and proud of it. Ethical Champions are the latest step in…

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Fashion Revolution

Fashion Revolution: the non-profit now a formidable voice in the call for reform in the fashion industry. Carry Somers, social entrepreneur and campaigner, talks to colour-of-money.co.uk about the ambitions and triumphs of global movement Fashion Revolution. Created in 2013 in response to the Rana Plaza factory disaster, which killed 1,134 people working in and around…

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LegBank

Hope for landmine casualties. Merel Rumping from ProPortion has developed a social enterprise, which could transform life for amputees in Colombia and beyond. She tells her story.  Five years ago I visited a tiny mountain village in Switzerland called Caux. The international conference centre of Initiatives of Change (IofC) is beautifully located overlooking the bright…

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The People’s Fridge

London’s first community fridge. The People’s Fridge launched the capital’s first community chiller at Pop Brixton.  A community fridge allows local restaurateurs, retailers and residents to pass on surplus food to neighbours who need or simply want it. Community fridges can already be found in counties including Spain, Germany and India. In the UK, there…

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Green Banana

The social enterprise positively impacting Ugandan farmers. He was disillusioned by working in international development for years. Then Sean Patrick decided to take matters into his own hands. He took to producing green banana pasta, while positively impacting small-scale farmers in Uganda. The Hague-based social enterprise Green Banana is now a fact. Ugandan-born Sean Patrick…

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Milk Café

Milk Café: the Glasgow social enterprise helping ethnic minority women to integrate. Louise Thomason catches up with West Side-raised Gabby Cluness. She is co-founder and co-director of Milk Café, a social enterprise in Glasgow’s southside that seeks to help ethnic minority women to integrate, alongside business partner and friend Angela Ireland. The Milk Café is…

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Soul Food Sisters

This woman now can: how Soul Food Sisters help female migrants into work. Work. You might see it as a burdensome necessity or a source of great fulfilment (or maybe both), but most people take it as a given right. Unlike most, Algerian Djamila Siagh knows what it takes to earn that right. She has…

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Me to We

Travelling with a purpose in Kenya. Me to We, a Canadian social enterprise, lets visitors help transform a community in Kenya.  MAASAI MARA, KENYA-Jane Marindany is a vivacious matriarch with a quick, sweeping smile. But Mama Jane, as she likes to be called, turns serious when she tells us about a time when her community’s…

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Power a Life

Power a Life: The power of social enterprise. Power A life began when three architecture students at Strathclyde university undertaking a 12 month long design project in a Developing World context discovered that many children in West Africa did not have access to lighting, and that kids with lights had more life opportunities. They founded…

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GoWonder

The new social enterprise catering for female travellers. She describes herself as just a typical millennial, but Dora Sun has already created an Edinburgh-based social enterprise empowering female travellers with a global community of 31,000 members. The founder and director of GoWonder, Dora’s background is in digital marketing. But during a gap year she spent…

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