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Impact-led business takes leap forward with new platform

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 2:32 pm | Akina Foundation

Social Procurement takes a leap forward at an event in Auckland today with the official launch of New Zealand’s first online social procurement platform. More >>

Te Puoho (TP) Katene joins the Board at Ākina Foundation

Friday, 12 October 2018, 9:47 am | Akina Foundation

The Ākina Foundation announces a new addition to their governance team, welcoming new Board of Trustees member, Te Puoho (TP) Katene. More >>

Aotearoa to champion the power of Impact Investment

Monday, 1 October 2018, 3:13 pm | Akina

New Zealand gains another voice on the world stage following this week’s announcement that the Aotearoa New Zealand National Advisory Board will become a member of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investing. More >>

Ākina Foundation releases tickets for conference

Monday, 6 August 2018, 2:50 pm | Akina Foundation

The Ākina Foundation released tickets today for their social enterprise conference. The Aotearoa Social Enterprise Forum is being held on October 19th at the Wellington Zoo in Newtown. More >>

Kepes and Porou join the Board at Ākina Foundation

Friday, 15 June 2018, 3:37 pm | Akina Foundation

The Ākina Foundation is announcing changes in their governance team. The organisation is welcoming two new trustees to the board; Ben Kepes from Canterbury and Tina Porou from Ngati Porou and Ngati Tuwharetoa. More >>

Akina Foundation launches The Impact Initiative

Monday, 28 May 2018, 4:51 pm | Akina Foundation

Akina Foundation launches The Impact Initiative as part of the Social Enterprise Sector Development Programme More >>

Ākina Foundation announces new CEO

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 4:47 pm | Akina Foundation

Ākina Foundation, New Zealand’s largest social enterprise intermediary, have formally announced that Alex Hannant will be stepping down from his role as Chief Executive after six years in leadership. More >>

Rapid Global Changes Demand Socially Responsible Action

Friday, 29 September 2017, 11:52 am | Akina Foundation

Auckland – 29 September 2017 – World leaders in social enterprise are calling for New Zealand’s private and public sectors to take positive action towards a more socially, economically, and environmentally responsible society. More >>

Initiatives to build New Zealand's market

Friday, 29 September 2017, 8:21 am | Akina Foundation

On Friday 29 September, Ākina Foundation, EY, JBWere, and Philanthropy New Zealand hosted the Impact Investment Breakfast as part of the Social Enterprise World Forum 2017 in Christchurch. More >>

Newmarket Rotary Kick-Start Winners Training Immigrants

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:59 am | Akina Foundation

Cottonseed , a New Zealand based clothing label that supports immigrant women to resettle and integrate into their new society, is the winner of this year’s Rotary Newmarket $10,000 Kick-Start Award, run in conjunction with the Ākina Foundation. More >>

Millennials: caring about work and working to care

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:28 am | Akina Foundation

Wellington, 30 August 2018 – Millennials care about causes. According to a global 2017 study of corporate social responsibility (CSR), four out of five (79 percent) graduates today consider a company's CSR commitments when deciding where to work. More >>

Sell Out for Akina Foundation Social Enterprise World Forum

Monday, 21 August 2017, 10:44 am | Akina Foundation

The 10th Social Enterprise World Forum, to be held in Christchurch next month, has sold out with 1,300 tickets snapped up by delegates from more than 40 countries around the world. More >>

Ākina welcomes $1.85m commitment to social enterprise

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 12:32 pm | Akina

Ākina welcomes the Government’s announcement to fund the development of the social enterprise sector in New Zealand with an initial commitment of $1.85m. More >>

Win Seed Capital for Social Enterprise in Greater Auckland

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 11:10 am | Akina Foundation

The Rotary Club of Newmarket and the Ākina Foundation have joined forces for a second year to kick-start social enterprises in the greater Auckland region with a chance to win $10,000 in cash. More >>

Social Enterprise World Forum to co-design sector’s future

Friday, 9 June 2017, 11:17 am | Akina Foundation

Organisers of Social Enterprise World Forum 2017 are thrilled to release the full programme for the three-day global event, taking place in Christchurch from September 27-29. More >>

Christchurch social enterprises gain from social sabbatical

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 10:31 am | Akina Foundation

SAP’s Social Sabbatical for Regional Engagement programme kicked off Monday in Christchurch, with a launch event that brought together employees of SAP Australia and New Zealand, SAP’s implementing partner PYXERA Global, the participating social ... More >>

Social Enterprise World Forum 2017 & its Pacific Connection

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 1:01 pm | Akina Foundation

Ākina Foundation, the host organisation for the 2017 Social Enterprise World Forum , is pleased to announce an important conference collaboration with Pacific Business Trust . More >>

New initiatives helping to grow Māori Social Enterprise

Monday, 6 March 2017, 2:12 pm | Akina

New initiatives helping to grow Māori Social Enterprise in Te Tai Tokerau and Tairāwhiti More >>

Ākina Foundation Announces New Business Accelerator

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 2:29 pm | Akina

Launchpad Work is the country’s first accelerator programme for ambitious social enterprises who are creating jobs for New Zealanders who need them the most. More >>

Journey of Tairāwhiti Social Entrepreneurs Continues

Monday, 17 October 2016, 11:25 am | Akina Foundation

Ideas are coming together and business models are being developed and tested in the lead up to the final stages of the Thrive Tairāwhiti programme. More >>





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