Media Partner

Pioneers Post

Pioneers Post delivers the news and sets the agenda for the new wave of social entrepreneurs, responsible business leaders and impact investors across the globe.

We give readers the tools, knowledge and insight to build a better world through good business – through news, analysis, comment, profiles, debate, special reports and events, the Pioneers Post Business School, and our own film and podcast channels.

Pioneers Post is itself a social enterprise, with clear social aims – and profits ploughed back to support our community of positive changemakers around the globe.

Our subscribers and partners are central to our success. By sharing your insights, collaborating with us and ‘buying social’, you are supporting both our financial sustainability and our mission to help our growing community of readers “do good business, better”.

Media Partner

Impact Boom

Impact Boom provides the latest ideas, initiatives and inspiration to help you create positive social impact. Our priority lies in empowering social entrepreneurs and innovators to unleash their greatest potential to create a better world.

Each week, on the podcast and blog, Impact Boom interviews global leaders, making sure you’ve got the latest insights and resources to tackle complex problems. Our growing changemaker community has access to 100+ interviews and articles, as well as direct support via online and in-person mentoring.

Impact Boom’s Elevate+ Accelerator Program helps social enterprises effectively develop and scale their impact, whilst connecting them to experienced mentors, opportunities and a supportive community.

Media Partner

International Network of Street Papers

INSP [International Network of Street Papers] supports street papers to start-up, develop and scale. Street papers are independent newspapers and magazines that operate on a social enterprise model to empower people living in poverty. Street paper vendors buy their local magazine for half the cover price and sell it to earn an income. Many street papers also provide training and other social support. In the last year, 20 million street papers were sold across the world and vendors earned a grand total of £24 million.

An important source of independent media, street papers provide a unique platform for alternative perspectives and unheard voices and report on issues of social justice. INSP is made up of over 100 street papers in 34 countries, published in 24 languages. Our street paper network speaks to 5 million readers worldwide.

The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot is passionate about stimulating and supporting social innovation. As Scotland’s Centre for Social Innovation our pioneering coworking space enables amazing people to work, meet, learn, collaborate and achieve inspirational things.

Our free ‘Good Ideas’ incubation programme has supported over 190 people turn their great ideas into new social enterprises, charities and campaigns, that are good for society and the environment.

We are now proud to be sharing our experience and knowledge through our latest innovation ‘Coworking Accelerator Network’, which provides practical resources to leaders of Quality Coworking spaces across the globe.

Promotional Partner

Social Enterprise Scotland

Social Enterprise Scotland is The Voice of Social Enterprise – uniting social enterprises and their supporters into a strong campaigning force. As a gateway to Scotland’s social enterprise community, it acts as an independent, Scottish, membership-led organisation, built and controlled by social enterprises. It’s the first point of contact for the media and public and promotes a positive vision for social enterprise. Membership is open to anyone.

It pro-actively engages with social enterprise partners, the public sector, the media, the private sector and the wider public. It also works in partnership with many other organisations in and out with the broad social enterprise movement and with The Scottish Government and Parliament and their agencies.

Promotional Partner

Social Firms Scotland

Social Firms Scotland is the national support agency for Social Firms and Work Integration Social Enterprises

Media Partner

Digital Storytellers

To change the world, we must change the story. This is the mantra we live by at Digital Storytellers, a film-making agency and impact storytelling community based out of Sydney.

Our vision is a peaceful and deeply connected world where people, prosperity and planet are in harmony for the benefit of future generations. Our mission is to co-create that world using the power of storytelling – by telling, and supporting others to tell stories which inspire a flourishing world.

Media Partner

Third Force News

Third Force News is Scotland’s third sector publication, produced by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations. It publishes news and views about charities, social enterprises and community and voluntary organisations every day.

Regular ebulletins carrying all the latest news in specialist areas such as health and social care and social justice and poverty. TFN magazine is published once a month and is packed full of in-depth features and analysis of what’s going on in Scotland’s third sector.

Media Partner

Alliance Magazine

Alliance aims to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas among philanthropists, social investors and others working for social change worldwide in order to maximize the impact of funding for social development.

Alliance magazine is the leading magazine for philanthropy and social investment worldwide. Since 1996 it has provided news and analysis of what’s happening in the philanthropy and social investment sectors across the world. It also acts as a forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences among practitioners.

As well as news and conference reports, articles, book reviews and opinion columns, each issue has a special in-depth feature on some key aspect of philanthropy and social investment, with contributors from around the world and expert guest editors.