In this episode, Mike is joined by Grant Hayward from Collaborent to discuss the importance of purposeful businesses.
In this episode, Mike is joined by Grant Hayward from Collaborent to discuss the importance of purposeful businesses, how businesses can add social value, and how to get started.
00:00 – Introduction
03:33 – Growth in social enterprises and purposeful businesses
04:50 – Is “purposeful business” just a trend?
06:40 – Generational differences around purpose
08:12 – What is a purposeful business?
10:13 – Affect of COVID on purposeful business
13:45 – The B Corp movement
15:36 – Adding social value as a small business
17:40 – Increasing diversity
19:27 – Examples of purposeful businesses
21:38 – Joining the B Corp movement
25:23 – How do you start a purposeful journey?
27:00 – Resources to get started
Connect with Grant: collaborent.co.uk
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