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Tag: Social Enterprise

Cookies with a Smile

Social enterprise Cookie Smiles is raising funds for charities with its sweet treats, says Helen Dalley. Poised to celebrate its first birthday this June, social enterprise Cookie Smiles raises money for Hong Kong-based charities through the sale of its ever-extending range of cookies and dog treats, Woof Twisters. Founded by Ngo advisor Jo-Soo Tang and baker Agnes Chin to bring some joy during the darkest days of the pandemic, its bags of cookies are now stocked in cafes, restaurants & clubs across the city, including the Coffee Academics, Hong Kong Football Club and Spicebox Organics. ...

Calling the shots

UnLtd HK CEO Kelvin Cheung is helping innovators change society, writes Raymond Ma. ...

Full of beans

Former HK-based commodity trader Sam Say’s coffee business helps Laotian farmers achieve freedom, writes Sandra Lam. ...

Knitting wisdom

Forgotten veterans grease the gears of Ada Ho’s social enterprise L plus H Fashion, writes Wong Yat-hei. ...

Self-reliant but still need help

According to the HKCSS-HSBC Social Enterprise Business Centre - a venture jointly funded by the Hong Kong Council of Social Services and HSBC - the number of social enterprises (SEs) in Hong Kong rose from 222 in 2008 to 406 in 2013, writes Chiu Po-sze. ...

Chasing a dream

A vision to change society for the better led Francis Ngai to quit his job to run a social enterprise, writes Wong Yat-hei. ...

Lending a helping hand can add value to an MBA

It is encouraging to see local business schools lending a hand to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) by providing free services that involve ... ...

High hopes, higher yield

The social enterprise sector opens up a whole new world of opportunities to business professionals who aspire to ... ...