We’re the winner of the Swiss Re Foundation’s Shine social entrepreneurship programme!


We are very excited to have been selected as the Swiss Re Foundation’s social entrepreneur for 2024 for the second year of their Shine programme in the UK!

 

 

Shine is a transformative social entrepreneurship programme. The Swiss Re Foundation supports social innovators on the programme by providing them access to Swiss Re expertise, leadership and grants.

Swiss Re saw potential in our Green Street Pioneers programme, working with small businesses on our high streets to help them reduce their impact on the environment and increase their social impact.

We are looking forward to starting our journey with the Swiss Re team and increasing the reach and impact of the work we are doing at Green Street.

The Shine programme will be invaluable in helping us to scale our work supporting more local communities in becoming more sustainable. 

 

About the Shine programme

 

Now running in 8 countries, the Shine programme supports social innovators in translating their ideas and solutions into scalable business models to maximise social impact. It invites applications from founders of early-stage social enterprises who offer innovative, market-based solutions to problems related to natural hazards, climate risk and healthcare access. The winning applicant undergoes a six-month immersive learning programme.

 

The Shine UK programme is offered in association with Swiss Re’s partners Impact Hub London and BOOKBRIDGE.

 


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