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SupChina: On the “greening” of China, the plant-based sector, and media activism: eco-activist Sonalie Figueiras of Green Queen

Chris Marquis, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks to serial social entrepreneur and eco-activist Sonalie Figueiras. Sonalie is a native of Hong Kong who has started a number of companies in the region, including Green…

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Impactful women in business

Seven women affiliated with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation recognised in WISE100 list. Seven women associated with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation (CCSI) at Cambridge Judge Business School are featured in this year’s WISE100 (Women in Social Enterprise…

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Impactful women in business, seven women affiliated with the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation recognised in WISE100 list.

Research studies honoured

Two papers on social enterprise co-authored by Helen Haugh of Cambridge Judge Business Schools are cited by academic journals. An article on social enterprise growth co-authored by Helen Haugh of Cambridge Judge Business School has been named one of the…

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Young woman reading one of the most downloaded papers from the Journal of Small Business Management.

Creative legitimacy

Social ventures in authoritarian countries should combine ‘protective disguise’ with ‘harmonious advocacy’, says study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Jochem Kroezen Social ventures provide increasingly important services in countries seen as “authoritarian”, but have frequently aroused suspicion and…

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Social ventures can risk drawing dangerous attention from the government and police in authoritarian countries.

Ipswich Star: ‘It’s Rocket Science!’ – Inside a new science centre and space academy near Ipswich

Deborah Ball, Founder of Kinetic Science, has launched ‘It’s Rocket Science!’, a new science centre and space academy in Claydon, near Ipswich. Kinetic Science, a charity which inspires children to consider science and maths as career options, was previously on…

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Wired: Citizen Zoo is rewilding the UK, one grasshopper at a time

A feature about Citizen Zoo, a social startup that focuses on restoring habitats and reintroducing species to their former ranges based on research that delivers measurable outcomes. Founded in 2016 the startup is currently working to reintroduce grasshoppers to restored…

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Not half baked

Social startup Homebaked, a neighbourhood bakery which won the Cambridge Social Innovation Prize, inspired a 'brick by brick and loaf by loaf' musical at the Royal Court theatre in Liverpool. Homebaked, a social enterprise startup that won the Cambridge Social…

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A selection of freshly baked loaves.

CNN: As Taliban took over, she sent a message to her old teacher

Selene Biffi, a current student at Mst in Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School and founder of Qessa Academy in Kabul, helped former students and their families escape Afghanistan as the Taliban took over the country. Three of her…

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Population ecology

Study by Dr Helen Haugh of Cambridge Judge Business School looks at survival of newly established social enterprises. Dr Helen Haugh Newly established social enterprises are more likely to survive under conditions that favour commercial but not non-profit organisations, finds…

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Digital illustration of a delicate balancing of colourful balls and planks.

The Law Society Gazette: Solicitor wins £10,000 social innovation prize

The Cambridge Social Innovation Prize, awarded by Trinity Hall and Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, is awarded to a solicitor who co-founded a not-for-profit criminal defence firm. London-based Commons Legal, was co-founded up by Sashy…

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