"Sarah - Thanks for the information about the SE Spotlight Event. Do you have to sign up for the whole OxfordJam event, or is there a way of signing up just for the Spotlight event on 10th April? Thanks. Philip"
"Yes. And we need also to recognise networks as an additional model - neither a traditional organisation nor simply a patchwork of small organisations, but a different form of governance and interconnected influences and energies. We need also to…"
"Re Geoff Mulgan's article and Margaret's comment about "new ways of structuring and leading businesses", the problem about continually looking for "individual heroes" (Geoff's phrase) highlights the continuing lure…"
"An ambitious question! Important that it should be raised. One of the key questions raised by the idea of the responsible business is how it sustains a commitment to acting responsibly. Two factors are important in this, I suggest. One is enabling…"
"Congratulations on the launch event. I’m sorry I couldn’t be there. I’d like to highlight the importance of how an organisation works and the culture it creates as an expression of its wider purpose. My work and interest is in…"
Whole Education brings together and promotes education that seeks to provide a broader and deeper education for all young people, which will both prepare them better for life in the 21st century and enrich the society in which they live.
"Thanks, Jeff. Fascinating insight into how P-CED developed. I'll look at the websites with interest. Your core argument reminds me of Marx's concept of alienation, which still has much purchase in today's world - our human powers are…"
"Hello, Smita. I’ve just added a contribution to the Profit With a Purpose Network, but think that the point is relevant to your concern making social entrepreneurship mainstream in Britain and your vision of a paradigm-shift. I’ve been…"
"This is a very important area in which to advance understanding and practice and I’m delighted to join the group. Two of the issues that have been raised by another member are the need to develop metrics that capture multiple dimensions of…"
A conversation about how people are interpreting the concept of Big Society and does it need tightening as Matthew Taylor suggests, or might a 'baggy' concept be a strength and help more people get involved?
"I agree that much could be learnt from the co-operative movement and that a dialogue between the newer social enterprise community and the more established co-operative community would be informative. Co-operativism has long offered an alternative…"
Journalist and trend forecaster James Wallman explains why more and more of us are suffering from “stuffocation” – where instead of feeling enriched by the things we own, we are stifled and overwhelmed by them.