A suite of resources for coopeartives http://www.uk.coop/simply-suite-legal-and-governance-resources
The Westpac Foundation is giving the opportunity for women in social enterprise/not-for-profit to be awarded the inaugural Mary Reibey Grant of $50,000. Applications are due 1st December 2011. CheckMary Reiby Grant for more information.
ICICI 2011 International Conference on Indicators and Concepts of Innovation 19th - 21st September 2011http://socialinnovation2011.eu/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/agenda2011.pdf
Up and coming conferences: Euricse (European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises) http://www.euricse.eu/events/conferences
Grog with a social conscience? http://m.theage.com.au/small-business/startup/grog-with-a-social-conscience-lets-drink-to-that-20100610-xzjs.html
The Age, April 29, 2010 - Australia's first community-owned wind farm signs contract to begin construction http://www.theage.com.au/environment/daylesford-wind-farm-goes-ahead-20100428-tshz.html
Updated annotated bibliography of academic journals and other sources relating to social enterprise now available Academic resources & publications
Social procurement and its implications for social enterprise : a literature review (Working Paper No. CPNS48)now available online.
Finding Australia's Social Enterprise Sector website launched. Help us find Australia's social enterprises.
Social Traders welcomes Productivity Commission's report on the not for profit sector / Media Release / 30 November 2009
_Third Sector Review_invites critically informed articles on social and community enterprise, social entrepreneurship and social innovation for the upcoming special edition on Social Enterprise and Social Innovation. Deadline for abstracts 6 November 2009.
Not-for-profit consortium looking to buy ABC Learning child care centres / The Australian / 28 October 2009
Nonprofit boards, finance and deductible gifts. QUT CPNS podcast #36 with Dr Gavin Nicholson (QUT), Bernie Morgan (Community Development Finance Association, UK), Associate Professor Jo Barraket (QUT) and Professor Myles McGregor-Lowndes (QUT) / 1 July 2009
GROW Sydney ACC releases report: Towards a Social Enterprise Strategy for Greater Sydney / 23 June 2009
Agents of change / The Australian / 19 June 2009
Coffee Company blends jobs with a social purpose/ The Age newspaper / 30 May 2009
Report on recent social enterprise summit released by UK Cabinet Office (Office of the Third Sector).
Finding Australia's Social Enterprise Sector project in the news.
New guide on social return on investment launched in the UK.
Social enterprise blurs the boundaries between nonprofit and profit for purpose activities. The Productivity Commission is currently seeking submissionsto its review of the Not for Profit Sector, including the impacts of developments in social enterprise on the sector.
CPNS research student, Joanne McNeill, reports on the ways the public sector can support social enterprise, as part of her Churchill Fellowship study tour of developments in the UK, US and Canada.
Australian government commits $150 million to social enterprise/ The Australian / 6 April 2009
Why credit unions are a good bet in bad times / Sydney Morning Herald / 28 March 2009
Emerging markets, emerging models: Market-based solutions challenge global poverty / Monitor Group / 26 March 2009
Social capital beats casino capitalism/ Sydney Morning Herald / 6 March 2009
Is there bravery enough to slay the gnashing beast of profit? / Sydney Morning Herald / 1 January 2009