Featuring

A massive thanks to all social enterprises and sector experts for sharing their experiences and wisdom with the project. We have been hugely inspired by each and every one of you.

CTaste and CTalents

A ‘dining in the dark’ restaurant in Amsterdam, where visually impaired waiters have the opportunity to work as experts of the dark,

 

www.ctaste.nl

 

and a coaching and employment company for young professionals with visual impairment and other disabilities.

 

www.ctalents.nl

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Brigade and Beyond Food

A high quality restaurant and cook school based in The City of London. Around 40% of restaurant staff where previously homeless or ex-prisoners. Many end up in full-time employment working as chefs in high end Michelin Star restaurants, or hotels such as the Savoy Hotel.

 

www.thebrigade.co.uk

Grassroutes Journeys

Providing travellers with a ‘real India’ experience, supporting tribes and hamlets with additional income to prevent migration to city slums.

 

www.grassroutes.co.in

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Goodwill Solutions

An award winning logistics and warehousing social enterprise in Europe providing employment opportunities to ex-offenders and homeless people.

 

logistics.goodwillsolutions.co.uk

Lonesome George & Co

Raising awareness about our communities and the environment, their goal is to prevent species reaching extinction like ‘Lonesome George’.

 

Lonesome George (1910 – June 24, 2012) was a male Pinta Island tortoise and the last known individual of the subspecies. In his last years, he was known as the rarest creature in the world. George serves as a potent symbol for conservation efforts in the Galápagos Islands and throughout the world.

 

www.lonesomegeorge.net

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Social Bite

A fast growing sandwich chain in the UK, donating all profits to charitable causes and 25% of staff are previously homeless.

 

www.social-bite.co.uk

Taxi Electric

The first fully electric cab company in Europe, aiming to fully electrify the taxi business. Their impact on the taxi business in Amsterdam is already impressive. They provide jobs for those over 50 who are struggling to find work.

 

www.taxielectric.nl

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KibbleWorks & The Experience

Are creating opportunities for youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds. The star attraction is a state of the art electric go carting track which is the first of it’s kind in the UK. They also have conference facilities and an award wining restaurant.

 

www.theexperience.org.uk

Wheatley Group

Europe’s largest social landlord, providing training and employment opportunities to people with significant challenges to get into work in some of the most deprived areas in Scotland.

www.wheatley-group.com

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Tony’s Chocolonely

A delicious chocolate company with the mission of a 100% slave-free chocolate industry, building long term direct relationships with cocoa farmers in Ghana and the Ivory Coast.

 

www.tonyschocolonely.com/en

Key Sector Experts

Share their wisdom and condensed learning in the film, such as Professor Muhammad Yunus, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for helping lift millions out of poverty by founding social businesses such as the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, a concept now replicated throughout the world.

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