‘There’s an obsession with work which says human value only comes from work. I think that’s really toxic mindset to have.’
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‘Our analysis estimates that social enterprises are worth billions more to the UK economy than previously considered.’
The council estimates 25% of its 57,000 social housing residences don’t have permanent access to the internet.
The announcement will be made at a major conference today which has been called to take stock of Mr Rotheram’s first year in the role.
Corporate social responsibility didn’t come from business schools, it came from outside, and it took schools a long time to latch on to what was happening.
‘It begs the question why are there not more co-operatives?’
‘The strategy will reduce inequality in our city and help to ensure Leeds is a compassionate city with a strong economy that provides opportunities for all.’
They believe having a financial stake in a place helps to strengthen the community bonds.
Buying the shopping centre is part of the council’s ‘Invest to Earn’ strategy.
‘There has to be matching up between top-down economic development and bottom-up community spirit and development.’