By thinking about the life cycle of a product, from raw materials to what happens when it can’t serve its original purpose, social and purpose-driven entrepreneurs can re-evaluate what tools they use and when to replace them.
Embedding social impact into supply chains is wider than just ‘buying from social enterprises.’ It’s possible to unlock enormous environmental and economic impacts through social procurement and Heidi describes how.
When it comes to communicating impact, there are 9 essential questions to address – otherwise you risk miscommunication or excluding people. Heidi has great ideas for communication 9and outputs for different stakeholders.
Stage five of the LEAN social impact approach is LEARN. In episode five of The Impact Diaries, Heidi explains how this is when your organisation makes improvements, based on data, to maximise your impact.