Arthur Guinness Projects Entrepreneurs For Good 2015 Awards Ceremony at The Tavern, GAB

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Entering its third year, Entrepreneurs For Good, a GUINNESS® and the British Council collaboration programme in search for Malaysia’s brightest social enterprises continues with a series of roadshows and workshops took off earlier this year. Target at offering financial support and training to businesses set up not only to seek profit, but with the overarching goal of improving the lives of their local communities, 14 promising Social Enterprises were shortlisted this year in the competition to pitch for a seed funding of RM 240,000, along with training, mentorship, and guidance to help grow their businesses.

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Speech by Mr. Nick Larkworthy, Marketing Manager for Guinness

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Speech by Gavin Anderson, Country Director for British Council Malaysia

Just few days back the competition has finally come to an end as 14 finalists along with media and winners from the previous two years of Entrepreneurs For Good were gathered at The Tavern at Guinness Anchor Berhad to witness the born of Entrepreneurs For Good 2015 award winners

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Since the partnership of Arthur Guinness Projects and the British Council Malaysia back in 2012/2013, 6 Malaysian Social Enterprises receive this global funding per annum and this year the legacy continues to support and inspire bold individuals who passionate in driving change for the better in communities across Malaysia.

The 6 winning Malaysian Social Enterprises will be awarded a seed funding of up to RM 40,000 each along with a bespoke training and mentorship package offering guidance throughout their business formative years as well as support to achieve their goal of bettering their communities. congratulation to the winners and a huge thumbs up for taking a step further for the good of our local communities.

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The six winning Social Enterprises: Arus, Do Something Good, Earth Heir, Fur Kids, MyBakery and Sustainable Building Initiative

For more information on The Arthur Guinness Projects Malaysia or the social entrepreneurs log-on to www.arthurguinnessprojects.com. – See more at: http://jzduncan.blogspot.com/2015/05/arthur-guinness-projects-entrepreneurs.html#sthash.kRmV0PRE.NQdkDLvb.dpuf

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