A Different Way of Doing Business, with Lucy Findlay, Social Enterprise Mark

Social Enterprise Mark provides accreditation for businesses that enhance the greater good. Accreditation exists everywhere from higher education to medicine. So why should entrepreneurs be any different? Lucy Findlay, managing director at the Social Enterprise Mark Company, helps socially-focused businesses receive accreditation for the work — and the good — that they do. “We recognize the type of business that is putting the money it makes back into society and the environment rather than using it for shareholder gain,” Findlay said. “Our mark helps them to prove that.” Earning a Social Enterprise Mark The Social Enterprise Mark is modeled after the Fair Trade Organization, Findlay said. The accreditation process begins…

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