The aspiration of Careers4Change is to maximise the social impact which can be achieved by appointing the right change makers to companies committed to social innovation. Those organisations may operate in the social economy in social businesses and enterprises, social investment organisations, charities, trusts and foundations. They may also be mainstream businesses with an authentic sustainability agenda or, be engaged in impact investment.
To connect purpose-driven individuals with innovative organisations focused on delivering positive social change.
Careers4Change is ambitious about its goals to guide talented professionals into jobs which stimulate social change, whether that means sustaining and building communities, driving smarter and bolder environmental sustainability, developing ethical products or ethical supply chains, or accelerating investment into businesses or funds which deliver a social or environmental impact.
Careers4Change is intent on being at the forefront of building diverse teams which are more representative of the general population. By promoting equal access to opportunity regardless of background or previous experience, we endeavour to make organisations more resilient, solutions-focussed and creative.
Those individuals with the appropriate skillsets, and a social conscience, can galvanise businesses into action, empowering them to be more radical in their thinking and more pioneering in their outputs. Some would say: ‘combining a commercial head with a social heart’.
Impact investment is gathering pace and the social economy is growing as the issues of the 21st century become more prominent. In the meantime, individuals disillusioned with the failure of capitalism to resolve global challenges are seeking alternatives to their mainstream commercial roles. Careers4Change is in a unique position to connect the sectors by promoting the flow of talent between them for mutual benefit.
The world is facing more complex challenges than ever before; inequality, rising population, energy crisis, climate change, fresh water shortages and social instability are placing unprecedented demands on communities, businesses and government. We require a work force which is agile, creative and flexible, with acute critical thinking skills, to help guide the evolution of the global economy.