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Using your creativity for social change. Advice on getting your ethical or social project up and running.

Using your creativity for social change. Advice on getting your ethical or social project up and running.

Uday Thakkur, Managing Director of Red Ochre

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  • INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL ENTERPRISE UDAY THAKKAR
  • INTRODUCTION
    • What is Social Enterprise?
    • No legal definition
    • Anyone can call themselves a social enterprise – and many do
    • Organisations that have been practising social enterprise have been around for a long time though the term itself is new
  • What is Social Enterprise ?
  • INTRODUCTION
    • Characteristics
      • People
      • Planet
      • Profit
  • GENERAL CHARECTERISTICS
    • Trading in order to fulfil social aims
    • or
    • Exist to bring together people and communities for economic development and social gain
  • CONSIDERATIONS
    • Contentious areas
      • Ownership
      • Profit distribution
      • Funding
  • Social Enterprise Profit Flow
  • ORGANISATIONAL TRANSITION
  • TYPES OF BUSINESSES
    • Charities Trading Arms
    • Employee - owned businesses
    • Co-Operatives
    • Social Firms
    • Community Businesses
    • Ethical businesses
  • ARTS BASED BUSINESSES
    • Importance in regeneration
      • Village Underground
      • Harringey Arts Clusters
  • IMPORTANCE OF DESIGN
    • Companion
      • Simplifying hand held devices for the elderly
    • Catering/drinking device
      • Improving usability for people with disability
    • DIY Kyoto
      • Measuring energy consumption through simple meters
  • IMPORTANCE IN CREATING JOBS/FIGHTING CRIME
    • Sari UK
      • Recycling, design and make, retail
    • Street Breakers
      • Helping young people explore and grow their creative side, improve health and actively work towards reducing crime
  • SUPPORT
    • Strategy
    • Finance
    • Purchasing
    • Contacts & Networks
    • Grounding & Common Sense
  • FUTURE ?
    • Changing social and economic perceptions
    • Has the time arrived for Social Enterprise?