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Bulletin Articles
31st January 2008

Creative Capitalism: Speech at Davos 2008

Creative Capitalism: Speech at Davos 2008Bill Gates31.01.08 Thank you for that welcome and for the privilege of speaking at this forum. This is the last time I will come to Davos as a full-time employ…
Bulletin Articles
31st January 2008

New fund aims to change Scotland’s charities

New fund aims to change Scotland’s charities Jon Moluneux31.01.08 A new funding initiative, launched today in Edinburgh, is bidding to change the face of charity finance in Scotland and beyond. Insp…
Bulletin Articles
31st January 2008

Blog: World Economic Forum

Blog: World Economic ForumMel Young28.01.08 Gordon Brown may have a low rating in the UK, but at the World Economic Forum's AGM in Davos he is top of the pops amongst delegates following a question an…
Bulletin Articles
30th January 2008

Politicking at the expense of young people

Politicking at the expense of young peopleJeremy Purvis MSPThe Herald19.01.08 The UK Government is currently considering a Bill to allow money from dormant bank accounts to be used to support good cau…
Senscot Bulletin
25th January 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 25-01-08

Dear members and friends, I’m off on Sunday to Spoleto – to help my sister put the final touches to her new flat. Evenings will be cold – but with luck our days will be bright sunshine – and t…
Bulletin Articles
25th January 2008

Salmond Celebrates Top Scot

SALMOND CELEBRATES TOP SCOT Burns Day is an opportunity to celebrate our unique culture, First Minister Alex Salmond said today as he issued his Burns Day message. In his online message, which featu…
Bulletin Articles
24th January 2008

Third Sector Seminar

THIRD SECTOR SEMINAR WITH JIM MATHER MSP 7 JANUARY 2008      Constraints, Inhibitors, Lost Opportunities, Lessons and Misalignments What are the weaknesses and barriers facing the thir…
Bulletin Articles
24th January 2008

Unreasonable people power

Unreasonable people powerEconomist.com22.01.08 TEN years ago, few people had heard the term “social entrepreneur”. Now, to be a social entrepreneur is to be sought after by politicians and busines…
Bulletin Articles
24th January 2008

Lords bid to boost social investment

Lords bid to boost social investmentHelen Warrell23.01.08 As the bill stands, youth services are listed as the first recipient of the estimated £350m of unclaimed funds from banks and building societ…
Bulletin Articles
24th January 2008

Scoping Study

 SROI – Scoping Study   The Office of the Third Sector is scoping the interest in and usage of Social Return on Investment (SROI) as an impact measurement tool. One stage in this process i…
Bulletin Articles
23rd January 2008

Jamie Oliver charity chief quits

Jamie Oliver charity chief quitsThe Guardian23.01.08 Liam Black, the charismatic social entrepreneur and director of TV chef Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Foundation, which is famous for training and employi…
Bulletin Articles
23rd January 2008

‘Banker to the poor’ finds way to branch out

'Banker to the poor' finds way to branch outLesley Wroughton 23.01.08 Muhammad Yunus, who won a Nobel prize for inspiring a global microfinance movement, is now pioneering an idea he calls 'social bus…