The Workshop - Page 3

The CoopWorkshop blog is an online ‘workshop’ – a place where people interested in social enterprise can find help and fresh opportunities online. It also features inspiring stories and interviews with people who are already imagining and building the common good through social enterprise.

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Community Development – Community Finance

Bank on something better - with barefoot co-operation. On Australia’s doorstep credit co-operatives are freeing people from poverty and investing in community projects for financial literacy, the empowerment of women, and environmental sustainability. In contrast Australian community credit co-operatives are now virtually non-existent, victims of the economic rationalism that has decimated the ...
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Capital for Better Business – Who are the key actors in social investment?

Interesting workshop coming up: Whether you call it social investment or impact investment, what are the distinguishing features of this type of investment and who are the key actors? We will explore social investment from both a domestic and international perspective during the evening and encourage engagement, conversation and lots of questions as ...
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Moreland, Morwell?

I enjoyed a wonderful visit to Morwell with Earthworker co-operator Dave Kerin, checking out the community at the Uniting Church Congregation of St. Luke's. Rev Philip Liebelt We met with Philip Liebelt (the local Presbytery Minister) ('Presbytery' is Uniting Church speak for regional council) about the possibility of  partnering to build a ...
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