Ten mission-driven businesses and entrepreneurs have been named as 2020’s NatWest Social Business Champions.
Pioneer Post’s SE100 is now in its tenth year, and celebrates the growth, impact and resilience of the UK’s best social ventures – by naming 100 of the most impressive social enterprises, 25 ‘trailblazing newcomers’ and today giving awards to outstanding achievers in eight categories.
This year’s winners were selected from almost 300 applicants and range from an ethical finance co-operative supporting farmers in Africa and Latin America to an organisation providing support to survivors of domestic abuse in Hull and a community-owned wind farm in the Outer Hebrides.
This year’s winners are:
(Click through to read each winner’s story.)
Growth Champion: Hubbub Enterprise
Trailblazing Newcomer: Projekt 42
Storyteller award: GLL
Social investment award: The Social and Sustainable Housing fund created by Social and Sustainable Capital and Hull Women’s Network
Resilience award: The Sewing Rooms
Environmental Champion: Point and Sandwick Trust