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Step Change Podcast with Mike Foster, The Entrepreneurs Mentor

009 | Purposeful business with Grant Hayward

Mike is joined by Grant Hayward from Collaborent to discuss the importance of purposeful businesses.

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In this episode, Mike is joined by Grant Hayward from Collaborent to discuss the importance of purposeful businesses, how businesses can add social value, and how to get started.

00:00 - Introduction
03:33 - Growth in social enterprises and purposeful businesses
04:50 - Is "purposeful business" just a trend?
06:40 - Generational differences around purpose
08:12 - What is a purposeful business?
10:13 - Affect of COVID on purposeful business
13:45 - The B Corp movement
15:36 - Adding social value as a small business
17:40 - Increasing diversity
19:27 - Examples of purposeful businesses
21:38 - Joining the B Corp movement
25:23 - How do you start a purposeful journey?
27:00 - Resources to get started

Connect with Grant: collaborent.co.uk

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