Where business and social enterprise minds meet 

We build meaningful connections between world-class corporate partners and social enterprises, to drive social change.
Providing in-kind business expertise is at the heart of what we do.

Who and how we support

We connect high potential social enterprises with business leaders to grow impact.

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Our corporate partners

We work with world-class business leaders.

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Our Impact

47,384 volunteers hours of in-kind support to our social enterprises
2.7 million people helped through our programs

Latest events

  • Mentor meet up: Panel and networking session

    This event has now passed. The informal networking event brought together existing and prospective mentors, at all stages of their careers, to learn about the value of investing in others and sharing expertise. Expert mentor, Nitin Parmar (Director, LSEG), Chaired the panel of guests from across SBT’s partners and portfolio to answer questions and share knowledge and stories on what mentoring involves and how it’s benefitted them. Read more

  • Virtual roundtable: The impact of inflation

    This event has now passed. The impact of rising inflation on both the costs of delivery and income generation is front of mind for everyone in the charity and social enterprise sector. We had lots of requests to share knowledge on how organisations are thinking about this, so convened this special session for CFOs. This roundtable discussion was facilitated by Andrew Lawson, Head of Capital Markets at Permira Credit. Read more

Latest news and blogs

  • Adele Blakebrough MBE hands the SBT CEO baton to Joanne Hay

    After almost 12 years at the helm of Social Business Trust, co-founder Adele Blakebrough will be stepping down from the role of CEO at the end of this month. Deputy CEO, Joanne Hay, will be making the permanent move up to the role of CEO. Read more

  • #IWD22 interview with Jennifer Kuntuala Bowser, Schroders

    Jennifer Kuntuala Bowser is a Sustainable Equity Analyst at Schroders and is on the Social Business Trust Diversity and Inclusion board. She is also a member of the Schroders Black Professional Network committee. As part of International Women's Day 2022, we asked her about purpose and how she works to #breakthebias. Read more

Resources

  • The Purpose Podcast

    The Purpose Podcast is a mini series to mark SBT's #DecadeofDifference. Through the podcast, we explore social impact, corporate purpose, and social innovation - bringing diverse voices and perspectives from within and around Social Business Trust’s network. Read more

  • A Decade of Difference

    Social Business Trust marked 10 years of supporting the growth of social enterprises with A Decade of Difference report. The report showcases some of the impact the corporate partners and the social enterprises have achieved together. Read more