Y’know when you actually see someone’s ‘penny drop’ moment? That happened to me last week. Impact measurement should be part of the social enterprise’s DNA.
Kath Austin is the founder of BeeBee Wraps, creator of reusable natural food wraps made from organic cotton and beeswax. Plastic-free and compostable, BeeBee Wraps are now stocked in hundreds of stores.
Whether you agree or disagree, I firmly believe that as social entrepreneurs, we should be aiming for prevention rather than intervention. Practically speaking? Well, here are a few examples!
Julie Haywood is director of community investment for WHG, a “profit for purpose” housing association in Walsall. Her role is focused on people: happier people have better lives, she says.