Can I make money and still make a difference?

, 12.30 - 13.30 FREE
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Ensuring your business makes profit while having purpose

This workshop will give you the knowledge you need to run a social enterprise and make money.

You will learn:

  • What a social enterprise is
  • About examples from around the world
  • The importance of social change and innovation
  • Opportunities presented by social enterprise
  • Using business to create social change
The workshop will benefit those wanting to start or grow a social enterprise, or those that want to improve the social impact of their existing businesses and for those interested in the topic.

More about the presenter:

Uday Thakkar is the Managing Director of Red Ochre. Red Ochre successfully supports individuals, businesses and organisations create positive personal, economic, social and environmental change. Our team has created and managed many businesses and charities. We have mentored and trained thousands of individuals globally. Hundreds of businesses and organisations have acknowledged the positive input and guidance that we have provided. We have produced an extensive body of toolkits, guides, manuals and publications often for national and international enterprise/ social enterprise support bodies, local authorities, government departments and universities. Red Ochre is a social enterprise and has been the strategic partner for social and ethical business of the British Library Business & IP Centre since its inception. Uday Thakkar has won the accolade of Social Enterprise Mentor of the Year.

Start-up Day at the British Library

This event is one of many taking place to celebrate 10 successful years of the Library's Business & IP Centre. Join us for free workshops, talks and events on everything from raising cash to getting your business online. You’ll meet like-minded people, chat to seasoned business experts and entrepreneurs and even get your first professional headshot. See the full programme here



Name: Can I make money and still make a difference?
Where: Business & IP Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: , 12.30 - 13.30
Price: Admission: Free entry
Enquiries: +44 (0)20 7412 7901
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