NESsTing Upon the Thames

NESsTing Upon the Thames

Claire Wilkinson has been newly appointed to the Board of NESsT UK.  She’s walking the 184 miles of the Thames Path from the barrier east of Greenwich to the river’s source in Gloucestershire.  While she walks, she’s going to consider social entrepreneurship and write a blog for us.  She’s hoping to encourage donations to NESsT, to raise money for social enterprises generating dignified jobs for people most in need.

Latest post: 11 April 2019

NESsT Hosts Impact Investing Reception at the Royal Academy of Arts

NESsT Hosts Impact Investing Reception at the Royal Academy of Arts

On March 7th, investment professionals, philanthropists, strategists and changemakers came together at the Royal Academy of Arts to discuss how to grow the social entrepreneurship ecosystem. Why social entrepreneurship? It offers sustainable solutions to unemployment, environmental degradation, and poverty.

The Right Capital at the Right Time Will Scale Social Enterprises in Europe

The Right Capital at the Right Time Will Scale Social Enterprises in Europe

Imagine where social entrepreneurs would be if they could rely on an ecosystem of private and public support that gives them the flexibility to innovate, the time to build market driven models, the opportunity to build sustainable jobs and income opportunities for the vulnerable.

Jobs in High Growth Industries – Opportunities for Labour Inclusion of At-risk People in Poland

Jobs in High Growth Industries – Opportunities for Labour Inclusion of At-risk People in Poland

High-growth industries of Poland – including the manufacturing, aviation, food processing, logistics and warehouse market, nursing and long-term care, and retail industries – will create thousands of jobs in the next five years. Many of the available positions in these industries provide dignified employment, yet do not require a university degree or long-term experience. Is this an opportunity for labour inclusion of underserved communities? NESsT believes it is.