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Speaker Series starts with a bang

Our ultimate goal: changing the world for the better.
Welcome to the Social Impact Lab's monthly newsletter!
Look forward to social innovation stories, information about our events, updates from our partners and more!
If you missed the first of the new Speaker Series then catch up here on S Chevan's extraordinary story of global impact. Since graduating from the University, Chelvan has been recognised as an expert on refugee and human rights claims based on sexual, or gender identity and expression. He came to the Social Impact Lab on 25th October to share his leadership journey and the story of his inspirational work. 
Explore more about the Social Impact Leaders Speaker Series and register for our next event with local social entrepreneur and founder of the Touch Network, Debs Carter. Tickets are free and going fast, so get yours now! 

 

Sagar Energy Solutions success at Climate LaunchPad 2018


Congratulations to Social Impact Lab partner Sagar Energy Solutions, co-founded by Spark India fellow Andreas Ostrovsky. SES reached the final of Climate LaunchPad in Edinburgh, and received a special award for Best Placed Systems Innovation and Social Impact! 🏆
 
They competed against 50 other teams from 45 different countries, so this is a huge achievement and deserving recognition of their work so far. 

Discover Sagar Energy Solutions and their work.

Social Innovation Spotlight:

Social Bite

Social Bite is an inspirational social enterprise on a mission to end homelessness in Scotland. They recently gave a moving talk at the Social Enterprise World Forum in
Edinburgh and we wanted to share their journey with you. Social Bite is on a mission to build a collaborative movement to end homelessness in Scotland.
 
They have social enterprise cafes throughout Scotland, employ homeless people in their stores, run a high end restaurant that feeds homeless people as well as diners, build villages for homeless people to get back on their feet and run a ‘pay it forward’ system where customers can buy food in advance for homeless people. In addition, they created the largest ever ‘sleep out’ to raise money and awareness for homelessness, which raised over £4million in just one night! 
 
Their motto: Good food for a good cause.
Explore more about their story: http://social-bite.co.uk/
 
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