Doing Business Differently: Why we set up Inventshift

Doing Business Differently: Why we set up Inventshift

Whilst Jarkko and I were driving through Australia, I thought about how Australia was quite arrid, and there were not many trees. All I kept thinking was how to find a way to utilise this ‘desert’ space to grow trees. With that thought I immediately turned to Jarkko...
Alternative Gift Fair Gives New Meaning To Holidays

Alternative Gift Fair Gives New Meaning To Holidays

On December 10th, Gifts That Give Hope Lancaster will be celebrating its ninth year spreading holiday cheer through alternative giving. Taking place annually at the Farm and Home Center in Lancaster PA, it’s a one-of-a-kind shopping experience where you can find...
The Results Are In: Social enterprise works

The Results Are In: Social enterprise works

We’re all aware of income inequality and the need for initiatives to address common societal issues. Yet we don’t often hear about whether programs meant to help people really solve the problems at hand, because few steps are taken to actually assess the outcomes,...
Government as Social Enterprise: 5 lessons to keep in mind

Government as Social Enterprise: 5 lessons to keep in mind

Definitions of social enterprise vary. If we include in this definition “market/fee based services for social goods”, I would list some ‘government functions’ under the umbrella. Government isn’t normally thought of as good at business or...
Three Tips for Gifting with Impact

Three Tips for Gifting with Impact

It’s that special time of year – the holiday season. For many retailers, its “special” because it’s when they reap most of their annual sales. The U.S. National Retail Federation projects 2014 holiday sales will make up 19% of the retail...

Pin It on Pinterest