13 Oct 2014
Greta Rossi, co-founder and chief empathy officer of Akasha Innovation, examines a richer, more sustainable alternative to the traditional three Ps
30 Sep 2014
In-built obsolescence may seem a forgivable quirk of the modern technology many of us love, but it has a force of its own, placing us on a wheel of consumer slavery. But there is another way, writes Lucy Purdy
22 Nov 2013
The Hub Youth Academy will help young people establish careers in socially-minded businesses by providing them with training, mentoring and access to a network of leading social entrepreneurs across London
06 Nov 2013
Immigrants don't always generate good press, and those from Africa face particular challenges. Yet many have a positive social and economic impact. Veronique Mistiaen talks to some of those creating shared benefits for both the UK and Africa
11 Oct 2013
The Social Economy Alliance wants to see policies formed to support social benefit instead of only corporate progress
22 Sep 2011
As part of their new Ethical Operating Plan, the Co-operative Group is investing £30m in opportunities for young people
09 Aug 2011
Carly Ward, founder of a network for young entrepreneurs, is helping other young people develop personal skills
21 Jul 2011
Triodos Renewables launches new share issue to raise £15m towards building renewable energy infrastructure
08 Jun 2011
A Manchester charity is saving and restoring some of Britain’s remaining old wooden canal boats for use on community projects. Less than 200 boats survive on the 2000 miles of inland waterways in the UK, but the Wooden Canal Boat Society, based in Ashton-under-Lyme, is dedicated to bringing heritage boats back to their former glory.
08 Jun 2011
Fair trade tools made by community blacksmiths in Africa are now available to the British public, following a new programme established by Tools for Self Reliance Cymru (TFSR Cymru).
19 May 2011
‘Speak with your mouth full’ says a campaign group touring Wales and hosting feasts made from preventable food waste.
19 May 2011
Sing your heart out, waddle like a penguin, bang a drum and roll on the floor laughing – it’s good for you says the founder of a centre in London dedicated to helping adults have more fun