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Jammin it with Charity Entrepreneurs

Yesterday TSIC ran our first-ever OxfordJam session, urging on Charity Entrepreneurs to think more ambitiously about using non-profit assets to generate commercial returns. For those new to the sector, OxfordJam is an ‘UnConference’ that is held in parallel to the Skoll World Forum, and in our view the best place…

Government Promotes Social Investment Opportunities in Budget 2013

The 2013 Budget brought some interesting new developments for social enterprises and social investors.  The Government has announced plans to increase tax relief and other investment incentives for private investors looking to invest in the charitable sector.  According to the 2013 red book, the Government will begin consultations this summer…

TSIC is Recruiting

TSIC is looking for an entrepreneurial intern to join our London team for the next three months. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain exposure to an exciting organisation, working at the cutting edge of social enterprise, corporate community engagement and venture philanthropy. If this sounds like something…

Guest Blog: Can Businesses Make Commercial and Social Sense?

TSIC is pleased to feature a guest blog from Claus Damwerth, formerly of LexisNexis in response to the TSIC Fuse report: I certainly share your view that Corporate Social Responsibility and profitable business can and should go hand in hand. From my experience with LexisNexis in Germany, but also from…

Job Opportunity With A Global Health Charity

One of TSIC’s exciting clients, Sabin Vaccine Institute, is recruiting for a European Fundraising Officer to be based in London. Sabin is a leading advocacy and scientific organisation dedicated to developing lifesaving vaccines and expanding access to existing vaccines and medicines for world’s poor. To find out more about their…

TSIC is Recruiting

TSIC is looking for a Financial Controller to work with us in our London office for one day a week. For the full job description click here.

TSIC is Recruiting

TSIC is looking to recruit a Head of Business Development to join our fast-growing team in London. If you have a passion for social change as well as business acumen honed in the private sector – we’d love to hear from you! For the job description and application details please…

Campbell’s is Just Peachy

Not for the first time is TSIC’s blog devoted to corporate philanthropy at Campbell’s. Campbell’s latest socially responsible product ‘Just Peachy’ draws on the company’s expertise and successes from their ‘Nourish’ meal-in-a-can product innovation in support of the World Food Programme. Just Peachy Salsa is made in partnership with New…

Social Innovation and Branding – View from Industry Insiders

The Social Investment Consultancy (TSIC) recently hosted an exclusive dinner with a group of forward thinking branding and marketing executives to debate whether being social innovators can actually deliver tangible benefits for a brand. Against the backdrop of two recent reports stating: – 53% of consumers would pay a 10%…

Why Corporate-Community Partnerships are Essential to Social Innovation

In response to our recent polling with YouGovStone into senior corporate leaders’ perspectives on the efficacy of deploying business v. giving to charity to effect social change, TSIC is excited to release this week our viewpoint for the charity sector. While our finding that 91% of senior corporate leaders believe…

Investing in social value

Last night, the TSIC team attended the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Enterprise (APPG) where discussion centred on the new Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 (PSSA).  The Act requires public bodies such as local authorities, NHS bodies, housing authorities and government departments to consider how they could use…

Unlikely ideas that have transformed the water sector

Bacon-flavored ice cream, chili-infused chocolate, balsamic glazed strawberries; in the food industry, success hinges on the unlikely combinations that grip people’s taste buds. For the social entrepreneurship sphere, Scott Harrison is that unlikely combination. Promoting New York City’s most exclusive nightclubs for a decade, Harrison was surrounded by money, drugs,…

New Charity Bond Schemes and Developments in the Social Investment Market

Last week, TSIC attended The Social Investors Breakfast Club hosted by Canaccord Genuity to listen to presentations about the future of funding for charities and social enterprises. One of the strongest messages we took from the meeting is that charities are increasingly looking for innovative solutions, such as trialling social…

Internship Opportunity

TSIC has an exciting opportunity for a 3 month internship starting in mid-August 2012. We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial drive and a commitment to creating social change to join our team in our London office. The deadline for applications has now passed.

How businesses can become social innovators, not off-setters

We are excited to announce the release today of TSIC’s latest report, ‘TSIC Fuse: The Future of Business.’ The report comes on the back of polling we have recently commissioned with YouGov Stone into senior business leaders’ perspectives on the relative effectiveness of using core business to deliver social change…
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