by Zoe Amar
Does your organisation have a social media strategy? If not, you’re far from alone. Whilst social media has been widely adopted by many charities and social enterprises, many are either still fine tuning their strategies or wondering how best to get started.
by Nikki Wilson
Friday afternoon and evening saw the graduation of the first London cohort from the Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneur Programme and the crowning of our very first “Social Entrepreneur of the Year”. Jacquie Johnston-Lynch fought off stiff competition to win the award for her dry pub “The Brink”. To find out more watch her video along with those of the other finalists. Continue reading
by David McGlashan
This is very SSE-centric this week, but there is a lot going on at school at the moment.
by Deborah Scott Anderson A year ago I was a horticultural blogger chatting online with gardeners all over the world about the effects of climate change in my garden. My days were usually spent sharing stories and pictures about whether bulbs were early or how late into the autumn my geraniums were still flowering. Today I am a social entrepreneur and Founder of Climate Gardens, an online environmental enterprise that uses the effect of unpredictable weather on our plants and gardens to raise the issue of climate change. This has been an incredible journey. Continue reading
by Holly Vitow
Hi! I’m Holly and I have been working at SSE for just a few months now as PA to the chief exec, Alastair Wilson. Before joining SSE, I worked in the world of children’s book publishing, as PA to a leading children’s book agent (sounds glamorous, but actually I worked in a dark basement/dungeon where I froze to death and rarely saw sunlight!) The other night I met up with some of my old colleagues and was immediately struck by some of the differences between working for a charity like SSE and working in the private sector… Continue reading