Tag Archives: Social Enterprise

Two Aussie companies partner to “double the good”

Guess what??!!  Two great Aussie companies on a mission to do good, have teamed up to offer you meal and beer that delivers “double the good.” ‘Mexican with a Mission’ pioneers Zambrero, have partnered with The Good Beer Co, Australia’s first social … Continue reading

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Random Hacks of Kindness

I recently learnt about Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) Australia, part of a global community of technologists and changemakers who ‘hack for good’. Did you know that the word ‘hack’ in technology circles is more often used to describe a way of coming … Continue reading

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Substation33 a social enterprise diverting e-waste from landfill

A few weeks ago, I discovered that you can recycle soft plastics, turning your plastics into useful things like park benches and play ground equipment.  Today I discovered Substation33 a social enterprise based in Logan, Queensland, who recycle electronic waste, providing a workplace … Continue reading

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Orange Sky Laundry – Australia’s first mobile laundry service for the homeless

Other than a brief stint volunteering for the Wilderness Society dressed up in a mangey Koala suit, my social conscience at age 20 was still very much a work in progress.   But not these guys.  In July 2014, two Brisbane friends and social … Continue reading

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change the world for the better…

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead (1901 – 1978) This is easily one of my favourite quotes. I have seen … Continue reading

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party for purpose – Brisbane 24 August 2013

Brisbane-based Human Ventures, a profit-for-purpose social enterprise that assists marginalised communities in Queensland, is throwing a party to remember on August 24, to raise funds and awareness of their mission to bring positive change through arts based programs. The ‘Party for Purpose’ … Continue reading

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stop traffick – the JC Denim Project

The United Nations estimate that 20.9 million men, women and children are trafficked around the world for purposes of forced prostitution, labor and other forms of exploitation every year. This is equivalent to the entire population of Australia. This figure … Continue reading

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