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On Purpose: Career Change & Clairvoyance
On Purpose: Career Change & Clairvoyance

How On Purpose knew about my new career before I didThe On Purpose InterviewThe harder I tried to focus on the digits in front of me, the more they lurched across the paper. I wrote down new numbers but they were just as unreliable, slipping from...

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For a weekend, I ‘occupied the future’
For a weekend, I ‘occupied the future’

Last weekend I volunteered for , a global innovation foundation and an On Purpose placement host, at their flagship event, . The annual 2 day conference aims to bring future thinking to the public realm, inviting its 4000 guests to ‘occupy...

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Supporting refugees one bread loaf at a time
Supporting refugees one loaf of bread at a time

Ariane Nikpur, who is part of the On Purpose core team, writes about Breadwinners, a small charity supporting refugees with work opportunities in the UK. Breadwinners has been shortlisted in the top five of People's Projects supported by Big...

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Building karma through supply chains
Building karma through supply chains

In this blog, Tania Han, who is currently on the October 2017 Associate Programme, writes about how a small company from New Zealand is doing good whilst challenging the soft drinks market.I first tasted in 2016, on a tiny island called Waiheke,...

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What does value mean in healthcare?
What does value mean in healthcare?

Sifa Porter joined the On Purpose Associate Programme in October 2017 and is currently in her first placement at King’s Health Partners. In this blog, she explores what she has learned over the past few months about the meaning of value in...

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Sophie Andre — a social enterprise caterer in London
Reducing food waste one canapé at a time

Ariane Nikpur, who is part of the On Purpose London team, met with Sophie Andre, a social enterprise caterer in London.Sophie Andre set up Elysia in 2016 and since then has been catering quality artisan food made out of British surplus...

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