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Impact: The new measure of success

January 29, 2018 by in category B Corps, B Lab East Africa, Blogs, companies, Founders tagged as , , ,

January 2nd marked one year since we started setting up B Lab East Africa, the first African regional hub to support the B Corp movement in Africa. B Lab East Africa was set up with funding from DFID to support East African enterprises using business as a force for good. This involves certifying high impact […]

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Talkenomics: The social entrepreneur

January 29, 2018 by in category B Corps, B Lab East Africa, Founders, News

Watch the full segment of K24 Inside Business Talkenomics on The social entrepreneur. B Lab East Regional Director Olivia Muiru ,and John Ambuya, Founder and CEO Of B Corp Greyfos, discuss the B Corp movement in East Africa.

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CNBC Africa: Using Business As A Force For Good

October 9, 2017 by in category News

USING BUSINESS AS A FORCE FOR GOODTHE PRIVATE SECTOR IN AFRICA IS INCREASINGLY DEVELOPING BUSINESS STRATEGIES THAT LEAD TO SOCIALLY VALUED GOODS AND SERVICES. IN EAST AFRICA, B LAB IS IMPLEMENTING IMPACT MANAGEMENT PLATFORMS AIMED AT USING BUSINESS AS A FORCE FOR GOOD. USING BUSINESS AS A FORCE FOR GOOD The private sector in Africa [...]

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The Rise Of Social, Environmentally Conscious Business

October 9, 2017 by in category News

THE RISE OF SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS BUSINESS INCREASINGLY, BUSINESSES ARE RECOGNISING THAT DESPITE MASSIVE PROSPERITY AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION, GLOBALISATION IS INTENSIFYING, SPAWNING COMPLEX ISSUES CALLING FOR ATTENTION FROM DIFFERENT PLAYERS. THE RISE OF SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS BUSINESS Until about two decades ago when Sir John Elkington coined the term Triple Bottom Line emphasising the triple [...]

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Kenyan Firms Win Global Accolades For Social Impact

October 9, 2017 by in category News

KENYAN FIRMS WIN GLOBAL ACCOLADES FOR SOCIAL IMPACTTWO KENYAN ENTERPRISES HAVE BEEN FETED FOR THEIR POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY AND THE ENVIRONMENT. KENYAN FIRMS WIN GLOBAL ACCOLADES FOR SOCIAL IMPACT Daproim Africa Limited, a business process outsourcing (BPO) firm, and ECO2LIBRIUM, a clean energy firm, are listed in the ‘Best for the World 2017’ list [...]

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