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Social responsibility, community thinking and sustainable business models are being embraced by businesses across Australia and around the world. Each choice you make has an impact.

In this section, there are plenty of ideas and tips on creating a sustainable business. Zern Liew provides a practical list of ways to make your business more environmentally friendly and challenges you to look at how green your business is.

Club Kidpreneur: Inspiring tomorrow's soloists!

10 Feb 14 | Advertorial

Club Kidpreneur is a not-for-profit social enterprise encouraging entrepreneurial thinking in kids around the world. Flying Solo is proud to help them inspire the next generation of soloists. Read more

From success to significance

13 Aug 13 | Sam Leader

Once you’ve proved to yourself that you’ve got what it takes to get a solo business going, perhaps it’s time to reach for higher ground. Read more

Podcast: How to make money and do a world of good

04 Nov 12 | Tim Reid

Whether you’re looking to start a social enterprise yourself, wondering how you can integrate some social responsibility in your small business or just love an inspiring story then you’re going to love hearing what Rebecca Scott, co-founder of Streat, has Read more

Why being a green business is not enough

17 Jul 10 | Chris Eccleston

As businesses clamour for the green dollar, they might be missing the basics of what consumers are really looking for in a green business. Read more

Fuel saving tips for soloists

26 Aug 08 | Lucinda Lions

If you use your car in the course of running your business, to drive to clients perhaps, then the cost of petrol could be hurting your bottom line. Here are some simple, effective fuel saving tips to keep you on the road and not in the red! Read more

Economic sustainability: When everyone profits

27 Jan 08 | Trish Weston

We are acutely aware of cash flow, ROI, profit and assets in our solo ventures. But when we look at how our business impacts upon the economy sustainability of our communities, we discover that we're not the only ones who can benefit from our business. Read more

People skills: Creating a sustainable business

16 Dec 07 | Trish Weston

Having good people skills and treating people we work with well is an important aspect of creating a sustainable business. This area, however, doesn’t get a lot of attention despite its presence behind many of our concerns about work and fairness. Read more

The benefits of community involvement

25 Nov 07 | Karen Morris

As soloists we are able to give back to our communities through our ability to be flexible with our time. Community involvement keeps our society functioning as it should, through connecting with people rather than just focusing on making profits. Read more

Seven ways to create a sustainable business

07 Oct 07 | Trish Weston

The evidence is everywhere. If we don’t treat clients with respect, we lose them. If we take non-renewable resources from the planet, they run out. It’s time to look past our financial bottom-line to see how to create a truly sustainable business. Read more

Do you have a green business?

20 Sep 07 | Zern Liew

The idea of having a green business is very topical at the moment and every change we make to the way we consume resources and reduce waste helps. Here are the green things I do as part of my business practice. What can you do in your business? Read more

Social responsibility: Can you make a difference?

12 Sep 05 | Allison O'Neill

Social responsibility (SR) is not just for the big end of the town. It's about behaving ethically as a person and as a business. Read more



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