1. Responsible Enterprise & Business Sector


Tools and approaches to support enterprise in communities, and supporting those enterprises to consider how they can contribute to the creation of positive local economic, social and environmental outcomes as part of their day-to-day activities.

Considering enterprise

The tools in this section have been used to support shifts in thinking about starting an enterprise.

Enterprising Behaviour Mindset Workshop
The Mindset Workshop can be used with a diverse group or team of people from different sectors to help them understand each other's perspectives. It can also be used with people from a particular sector to provide insight into their shared assumptions and mindsets.

  Triggers & Drivers for Encouraging Enterprising Activity (DOC 168kb)
This is a list of both tried and tested and new approaches to activating the triggers and drivers which can encourage people to become more enterprising. The list can be used as a reference set to find suitable 'how to' ideas which suit particular local circumstances. It can also however stimulate the development of new approaches.

  Accessible Business Startup Taster Workshop (PPT 5.12MB)
An example one hour presentation used to get people thinking about starting an enterprise.

  Problem Solving (DOC 105kb)
By breaking a problem down into its component parts it is often possible to find solutions that may not have been initially apparent.

  TGROW (DOC 117kb)
A coaching tool which supports exploration of an enterprise idea.

Responsible businesses

The tools in this section have been used to support entrepreneurs to make decisions about their business.

  Balanced Scorecard for a Triple Bottom Line (DOC 149kb)
  Balanced Scorecard for a Triple Bottom Line - Portuguese (DOC 149kb)
A practical planning format for establishing local economic, social and environmental targets for a business, in additional to financial targets. This can be used as part of a business planning process and as a key insert into a business plan for enterprises.



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