Sunday, 9 October 2011

Best of the web: Friday 7 October

From big business to Livity, we round up some of the most useful and interesting social enteprise links from around the web
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Best of the web: Friday 7 October. Photograph: ImageState / Alamy

The Fair Trade Revolution

Tiago Dalvi, founder of Solidarium: Transforme O Seu Mundo, is an Ashoka changemaker who is using his sharp business acumen to help improve the lives of thousands of people in Brazil by connecting local producers with established global retailers like Walmart, JCPenney, Whole Foods, and Target.

Video: what does social enterprise mean to big business?

At the launch of Arc, a social enterprise initiative promising 1,000 new jobs in the Olympic host boroughs, Tim West finds out what big business thinks of social enterprise and asks whether there really is a shift from corporate social responsibility to corporate social innovation.

Where will our young people work?

Earlier this week Allison Ogden- Newton was on the judging panel for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Social enterprise Livity won the honour, leading Allison to consider the plight and prospects of today's youth.
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