The University of Northampton's Innovation Centre discusses social innovation and delivering impact in the community.
Talkin' Impact - The Local Enablers - 25th March 2020
Professor Richard Hazenberg talks to the Local Enablers, a social enterprise in Bandung, Indonesia about how they are contributing towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how they built social innovation in to the education curriculum in West Java. The team tell us about the work they are doing with 140 social enterprises in Indonesia and how that is driving change across all areas of the country.
Talkin' Impact - Lord Bird - 17th June 2019
Recorded at the House of Lords, this special episode of Talkin' Impact features Lord Bird, founder of the Big Issue. Lord Bird takes us through his journey with the magazine and how that has influenced his work over the past quarter of a century. Lord Bird also gives us his thoughts on consumer activity in the UK and tells us how the 'Social Echo' - where communities shop locally with socially conscious businesses - will significantly contribute to helping those in need in the UK in future.
Talkin' Impact - Golden Years - 7th January 2019
In the latest episode of Talkin' Impact, we're joined by Meg Neilan, Founder and Manager at Golden Years. Meg tells us about her journey as a social entrepreneur and how the brilliant work undertaken by Golden Years is helping remove the older generation from social isolation.
You can find Golden Years on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/communitysocialsupport/
Talkin' Impact - Social Enterprise UK - 3rd September 2018
In this episode of the Talkin’ Impact podcast, we’re joined by Charlie Wigglesworth, Deputy CEO of Social Enterprise UK, the leading global authority on social enterprise. He tells us why he sees social enterprise as the future of business, provides deep insight into the role SEUK is playing in the market and offers some excellent advice for social entreprenuers wishing to make it in the challenging but rewarding third sector.
Talkin’ Impact - Sean O'Connell - 23 April 2018
In this episode of the Talkin’ Impact podcast, we’re joined by Sean O’Connell from the United Nations Development Program. We talk about his work on sustainable development and human rights in Vietnam. He also provides an invaluable insight into the UN’s sustainable development goals and explains how social innovation is helping them become a reality.
Find out more about the UNDP here: http://www.undp.org
Find out more about the UN’s sustainable development goals here: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/?menu=1300
Talkin' Impact - Victor Adebowale - 24 Jan 2018
In this episode of the Talkin' Impact podcast, Chief Executive of the social care enterprise Turning Point, Victor Adebowale, discusses his life as a social entrepreneur, the need for sustainability and corporate citizenship, as well as the role of the third sector in public service delivery in the wake of the Carillion scandal.
The discussion highlights the need for ‘profitable’ social purpose organisations, impactful cross-sector partnerships, and long-term thinking about what public services are and for whom they operate.
Find out more about Turning Point here: http://www.turning-point.co.uk