Social Enterprise

Cycle Touring in Cambodia: A Socially Conscious Guide

2017-04-09T12:48:02+00:00April 9th, 2017|Cycling, Project|

Cambodia has a lot to offer - Ream National Park's deserted beaches make ideal camping spots.   In this article we describe the highs, lows and logistics of cycle touring in Cambodia- the perfect guide for anyone interested in doing the same. We've created Gearing Up to raise awareness of the work of [...]

What counts when the environment doesn’t

2017-10-28T07:17:57+00:00February 10th, 2017|Featured, Gender and Education, Project, Sustainable Energy|

Innovation in cookstove technology must reflect Lao culture for a chance of success Lao people don’t care about reducing carbon emissions from their traditional cookstoves, nor do they really care about the long-term negative health effects these stoves create. What they do care about is the operating cost. This is in fact a convenient truth, [...]

Socially inclusive business is for everyone

2016-12-18T13:13:45+00:00December 18th, 2016|Project|

Business in the UK and around much of the world is stuck with the perspective of the past in assuming social development is a side-line to business goals; this attitude ignores massive opportunities available to those willing to explore the concept of socially inclusive business. Kym Viet, a social enterprise that employs women with [...]