Social Enterprise: A Good Way To Do Business

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Title: Social Enterprise: A Good Way To Do Business
Author: Bennett, John
Description: Presented on October 8, 2012 at 4:30 pm in the LeCraw Auditorium, Scheller College of Business building on the Georgia Tech campus. John Bennett is the CEO of the new Welsh Social Enterprise Coalition. The Welsh coalition was launched in 2010 with funding from the Welsh Assembly Government and a mission to represent and grow the social enterprise sector in Wales. As he leads the Coalition, Mr. Bennett seeks to support and represent the views of its members, championing them as first-class businesses with social aims. Furthermore, he and the Coalition support Welsh social enterprises in winning contracts and partnering with the public and private sectors, as well as with each other. Prior to his appointment as CEO of the Welsh Social Enterprise Coalition, Mr. Bennett was the managing director of award-winning social firm Pack-IT. Pack-IT’s business focus is the provision of storage, fulfillment, distribution, and mailing services. It also provides meaningful work for disabled people. Mr. Bennett was with Pack-IT for sixteen years and during this time he grew the organization from a “modest” business to one with a £1m turnover. Runtime: 62:11 minutes
Type: Lecture
Date: 2012-10-08
Contributor: Georgia Institute of Technology. Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship
Georgia Institute of Technology. College of Business
Welsh Social Enterprise Coalition
Relation: IMPACT Speaker Series
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Subject: Pack-it group
Social enterprise
United Kingdom

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