“I thought it was going to take over my life” That’s the common thing I hear from social entrepreneurs after I’ve helped them embed impact measurement within their business.
It’s time we got clear on this: A social enterprise is a business that positively impacts people and the planet. IT IS NOT A CHARITY. Seriously, the amount of times I hear charities pretend they’re social enterprises is shocking.
Capitalism is keeping slavery alive. It’s estimated there are around 40 million modern day slaves. 40 million. That’s the entire population of Portugal 4 times over.
How often do you buy CDs? What about DVDs? Chances are, not as often as you used to. And why is that? Well, you’ve probably got a Spotify or iTunes account, as well as Netflix, or Amazon Prime.