What’s cooler than a million dollar?

Article published in Shawati Magazine

LEADING THE REGION IN SOCIAL ENTERPRISE – As the MENA region’s main business hub, the UAE is at the forefront of the rise of social enterprise in the Middle East. So says Medea Nocentini, the Dubai-based founder and CEO of Consult and Coach for a Cause, or C3. (She is also Vice President of Corporate Development at…

Free consulting for UAE-based social enterprise

Article published in Arabian Business

An international management consulting firm has awarded a UAE-based social enterprise two-months of free consulting support at an event recently held at A4, Alserkal Avenue. ‘Keep it Clean’, a social enterprise providing easy solutions for individuals to take better care of the environment, was voted as the best social enterprise at a recent event organised by C3 –…

Social Investors, Social Activists And Social Ventures Talk Back: What’s Happening In MENA?

Article published in  Entrepreneur Middle East

In analyzing the capital flow for social enterprises, the picture behind this reality around the world adjusts depending on what region you go to. In the western markets such as the U.S. or Europe, capital structures are becoming more inclusive for social enterprises. But what’s happening in regions such as MENA?
Badr Jafar – Crescent Group
“It’s tough. The funding circles…

Carpool Arabia helps reduce 50 tones of CO2 in less than a year

Article published in Business Intelligence Middle East

UAE.  Leveraging the support of C3 to maximize and measure its social and environmental impact, Carpool Arabia estimates that in only 9 months the UAE can save 50 tons of CO2 emissions, by using their ride-share platform. Offsetting the same amount of CO2 would be the equivalent to planting 4,250 trees, occupying 8,5 hectares -…

Workshop on funding and fund-raising strategies

Article published in Zawya

Committed to continue enabling social entrepreneurs to succeed, C3 – Consult and Coach for a Cause is hosting a workshop on funding and fund-raising strategies on the 25th of October, in Dubai, in collaboration with in5 Innovation Hub. Speakers from the crowd-investing platform Eureeca.com, the investment and consultancy company Active M Investments, and start-ups incubator Flat6Labs Abu Dhabi…