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Negócio Social LGBT, vencedor do Concurso, será apoiado pela NESsT

NESsT Brasil anuncia o vencedor de Concurso de Negócios Sociais inédito no Brasil A NESsT e seu patrocinador Arcus Foundation estão juntos para anunciar o grande vencedor do Concurso de Negócios Sociais LGBT. No Dia Internacional contra a homofobia, 17 de Maio, foram abertas as inscrições para o Concurso que visava apoiar técnica e financeiramente organizações que lutam pela causa LGBT no Brasil para que se tornem financeiramente sustentáveis. Foram aceitas inscrições de organizações sociais, empresas ou [...] More ›

First enterprises for Polish portfolio have been chosen!

NESsT and JPMorgan Chase Foundation hosted an award ceremony to announce the winners of their national social enterprise business plan competition, the first of its kind in Poland, on November 25th, in an art gallery Apteka Sztuki, Warsaw. The winners are Fajna Social Cooperative, Sedeka Foundation, Bielska Kraina and Association Siedlisko. The competition—which aimed to identify innovative plans to address social problems with market-based solutions—was led [...] More ›

Sharing Hot Chocolate for Shared Value

‘In late November, Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH) and NESsT Hungary jointly hosted the “Sharing Hot Chocolate for Shared Value” event in Budapest, which focused on opportunities companies can do together with social enterprises for a better world. A dozen representatives of major Hungarian companies attended the event. Nicole Etchart, CEO and founder of NESsT, presented the lessons of a recent research on the topic, highlighting three different models that corporations [...] More ›
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