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People and Planet First

Building a global movement to transform for a fairer economy. 

Around the world, there is a growing movement of enterprises that prioritise people and planet over private profit. They include social enterprises, cooperatives, fair trade enterprises, social businesses and others. 

People and Planet First is a banner that unites this global movement. We provide a verification systemaccess to resources and collective advocacy. Together, through a network of trusted partners, we are transforming business and building an economy for everyone to thrive within the means of our living planet.

Join us in this exciting journey of putting People and Planet at the forefront. Let’s make a positive impact and create a brighter future for all. People and Planet First already spans 77 countries. But this is only the beginning.

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Starting with hundreds of videos from the SEWF Digital event in 2020 into the SEWF 2022 events, we’re building a library of social enterprise content for the SEWF community. It’s free to access and we’ll keep adding to the collection as each new event takes place.

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Our network is made up of social enterprises, policymakers, academics, corporate partners and more. Find out how you can get involved with our mission to champion the social enterprise sector and accelerate the creation of a global impact economy.

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“There is no other place that someone involved in the social enterprise world can meaningfully connect with so many people, organisations and programmes in such a short time. I came out humbled and invigorated by the many kindred spirits I met”.

SEWF22 participant

“It’s a great initiative and an excellent opportunity to meet people and acquire even more knowledge.”

Cynthia, Democratic Republic of Congo (SEWF participant)

“This is a once in a lifetime experience to get the opportunity to talk to some amazing people especially the motivational speakers and founders and CEOs of social enterprises.”

Owen, Papua New Guinea (SEWF participant)

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