Re-watch the stories told and advice imparted from Melbourne's (and the world's) very best social impact leaders.
Beyond Social Entrepreneurship: From Niche to Mainstream
With Pamela Hartigan
Dr Pamela Hartigan, pioneering entrepreneurial thought leader and practitioner, currently Executive Director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford and co-founder of Volans, launched the Compass Visionary Series at the University of Melbourne.
She shared an edgy, controversial view on the limits of social entrepreneurship and discusses efforts to embed entrepreneurial thinking for social impact wherever our career paths lead us.
Defining the New Social Impact Leader
TIM Costello and ELLIOT COSTELLO in conversation with Jan Owen
Father and son Tim Costello, CEO of humanitarian aid organisation World Vision and Elliot Costello CEO of social impact incubator YGAP featured at the second Compass Visionary Series with Jan Owen, CEO of Foundation for Young Australians as moderator.
Their family life and chosen fields have shaped unique perspectives of: the future’s most pressing issues; the systems that are ready for disruption; the new ventures that will catalyse change and most importantly, what we can all do today to empower the social impact leaders of tomorrow.
Brands of the Future
Chris Tucker, Sarah Jensen and Wells Trenfield in conversation with Alicia Darvall
For our final Visionary Series of 2016, Alicia Darvall from B Lab Australia & New Zealand introduced us to a few rockstar founders behind Australia's emerging brands: Chris Tucker from Kooks Wines, Sarah Jensen from TOM Organic and Wells Trenfield from Jasper Coffee.
They discussed what will brands might do to drive societal change into the future? The new economy will be driven by businesses who do good and who build influential brands that inspire us to act for the good of people and the planet.
A New Breed of Business: The Australian #Socent
WITH MARK DANIELS
Business Models for Impact
WITH BESSI GRAHAM
So You Want to Change the World (A Fireside Chat)
WITH DAVE CHUNG, Shelley Meagher AND Steve Kounnas
Staying True To Your Social Impact
with Grace McQuilten
To Profit or Not to Profit?
with Joel Cranshaw
Investing in Change
with Daniel Madhavan
Innovative Solutions to Poverty
with Elliot Costello
The Business of Doing Good
with Simon Griffiths
Why Tech is Key to Development
WITH ALEXIE SELLER
Social Enterprise in Action
Our Academic Director, Dr Ben Neville has been busy in Melbourne chatting with social entrepreneurs who are working tirelessly to leave a positive mark on Australia's at-risk youth and new migrant communities. Check out these videos below and find out more about the companies and projects who are transforming Melbourne.