Ten Businesses Make the Final of Shell LiveWIRE Global Innovation Prize

Ten businesses from six countries have made the shortlist of the Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Awards, a global competition which highlights and rewards businesses that demonstrate excellence in innovation. The Awards recognise businesses demonstrating innovation in the categories of Energy Solutions, Retail Supply Chain, and Social Enterprises. The winner of each category will receive a …

Dawn Cranswick: Exit Interview

  After 25 years with the Group, our Chief Executive, Dawn Cranswick is moving on to take up a new role as Chief Executive for Economic Development on the island of St Helena, where she will work closely with the Government and private sector to support the island’s economic transformation ambitions. Susan O’Bey, Chief Secretary …

PNE Group Shortlisted for Northern Powerhouse Award

PNE Group are excited to announce they have been named on the shortlist for the The Northern Lights Awards in the ‘Northern Powerhouse Social Enterprise of the Year’ category. PNE Group face competition for the accolade from two other entrants to scoop the award, which will be announced on the 21st of February in Manchester, in …

Harnessing the Power of Women Entrepreneurs to Achieve Universal Energy Access

In the race to provide energy access to everyone, “Women entrepreneurs can demonstrate more than twice the level of business capacity and success compared to men.” That was the verdict of the latest AIMS Energy Press report, which highlighted the significant value empowering female entrepreneurs within the energy supply-chain of off-grid regions in would have …

Rising Female Entrepreneurship gives Gulf a Boost

A new report has revealed female entrepreneurship has risen 150% over a three year period within Gulf countries, representing a $385bn contribution to their economies. The GCC Women – Entrepreneurs in a New Economy report, undertaken by the Gulf Co-Operation Council (GCC), recorded the highest ever rates of female business activity within the region, representing …

4 Important Trends in CSR Today

We’ve been working on CSR projects for over 30 years, and if we know one thing it’s that the landscape of enterprise is always changing. Attitudes change, the challenges it seeks to overcome change and expectations of stakeholders change. In this article we bring you four important trends happening in CSR today, so you can …

Shell LiveWIRE Global Winner Named Innovation Inspiration by Singapore Gov

6th April was a landmark moment for Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Award Winner Esther Wang, as the work of her business Joytingle was highlighted in Singapore’s annual parliamentary budget speech. Delivered to parliament and televised across the country, the speech utilised Esther’s innovative product ‘Rabbit Ray’, which is used within paediatric care to reduce the …

Growing Business Across Borders

This month, Shell LiveWIRE International announced the success of Let’s Go Trade. The initiative intended to support young entrepreneurs, working with LiveWIRE programmes across the world, to identify defined gaps within their business sector, and enable them to develop solutions to these through international trade visits. Shell LiveWIRE International said, “More young LiveWIRE entrepreneurs have …

Why We are the Best Kept Secret in CSR

Clients choose to work with us because the skills, knowledge and resources acquired over 35 years practicing enterprise support enables them to effectively realise CSR ambitions, however large. It is the ambitions of our clients which motivate the incredible work we are able to contribute to and we are proud to support the businesses, organisations …