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5 Things I learned from Essential Coaching Skills for Leaders with Todd Iarussi

The Social Enterprise Greenhouse hosted a Lunch and Learn session here in the Hub with Todd Iarussi, a Hub member and personal, performance and leadership development consultant. He led the group through an introduction to his method, a live demonstration on a volunteer and a participatory coaching session with the whole group using some of[…..]

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Ask SEG: a Social Enterprise Advice Column!

  Dear Friends, Do you have questions about Social Enterprise? Concerns about business plans? Inquiries about impact? SEG wants to know what’s on your mind, and how we might help. Here’s how it works: Write up the question, and the SEG Communications Team will do our best to match it to someone who can help[…..]

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5 Things I Learned from the Community Table: Improving Health Outcomes with Innovative Models

This week’s  Community Table event highlighted a unique partnership happening in Brockton, Massachusetts. Jason Barbosa is a co-owner of family food business Vicente’s Tropical Supermarket and Mary Lynch is a dietician at Brockton Neighborhood Health Center (BNHC). They have partnered to create a unique model which combines healthcare and food access. Vicente’s and BNHC co-located[…..]

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Meet Finnest

Richard McDonald and Clemens Grave met at Brown. They had something in common: Both had an entrepreneurial spirit and were pursuing a graduate program called Innovation  Management and Entrepreneurship. They had both studied engineering, mechanical and industrial, respectively. But that’s where the similarities ended. Richard grew up in  Nevada and Clemens came from Austria, and[…..]

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5 Things I Learned from the RI Food System Summit

    Rhode Island’s first Director of Food Strategy, Sue Anderbois, has been working on a RI State Food Strategy. It combines information about existing resources, goals for Rhode Island’s future and priority-setting for positive change. She presented this plan and convened stakeholders in a daylong conversation, in partnership with the University of Rhode Island.[…..]

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2017 Impact Accelerator: Introducing the Entrepreneurs

Social Enterprise Greenhouse is happy to announce that we have launched our Impact Accelerator for 2017!  Many of the entrepreneurs in this year’s Impact Accelerator bring their direct experience with the social problem their enterprise seeks to solve. They are using this life experience as an asset to help create change in the community. Perhaps[…..]

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2017 Food Accelerator Cohort

The Social Enterprise Greenhouse network is pleased to announce 8 promising do well, do good food businesses in the 2nd Food Accelerator program. Join us to celebrate the launch of the 2017 Food Accelerator program at our event on February 9th! RSVP here. Body 2 Soul is an all natural body product care line made with artisanal botanical and aromatherapy[…..]

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2017 Impact Accelerator Cohort

The Social Enterprise Greenhouse network is pleased to announce 9 promising New England-based social impact ventures in the 7th Impact Accelerator program. Join us to celebrate the launch of the 2017 Impact Accelerator program at our event on January 19th! RSVP here. Impact in Education DinnerxChange enables a mobile dinner table conversation – at the dinner table,[…..]

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Recap of Community Table with Conservation Law Foundation

By: Traci Picard December 9, 2016 SEG’s Community Table hosted Max Greene of the Conservation Law Foundation to hear about their Legal Food Hub, an organization new to Rhode Island which provides pro-bono legal services to people working in the food industry. Throughout the food industry, from production to distribution, processing to composting, there are[…..]

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SEG Holiday Gifts with a Purpose!

By: Traci Picard December 8, 2016 It’s getting dark at 4 pm, the Canada Geese are flying south, and we can no longer deny it: the Holiday season approaches. It’s nearly time for gift-giving, and shopping guides abound. Here at SEG, we like to add a bonus to our gifting! We are lucky to know[…..]

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