Friday 11 December 2015
Mike Britton, Managing Director of Goodwill Solutions, a University of Northampton social enterprise partner, has won a silver award at the Great British Entrepreneur awards for the ‘Social Enterprise (UK) Entrepreneur of the Year’ category.
The award recognises that the winner will have a track record of extraordinary leadership in the battle against Britain’s social challenges. The entrepreneur will direct a company, organisation or non-profit that is geared towards creating social change with strong examples of positive impact and success within communities in the UK.
Being nominated for and winning the Silver Award in the Social Enterprise (UK) Entrepreneur of the Year category is recognition of the work the team at Goodwill Solutions CIC delivers. Using the power of commercial activity to deliver social change forms an integral part of the organisation’s strategy for social delivery systems of the future.
Mike commented: “On behalf of the team at Goodwill Solutions CIC, and our University of Northampton partner, I am extremely proud to receive this award and see it as a further recognition and approval of our approach to delivering social change through sustainable business.”
Goodwill Solutions CIC offers bespoke logistics and warehousing solutions to retailers and global manufacturers. It uses the infrastructure and surpluses generated to run back-to-work courses for ex-military with post-traumatic stress disorder clients, ex-offenders, and other disadvantaged individuals.
For more information about Goodwill Solutions, visit http://www.goodwillsolutions.co.uk/