flatmate.com partners with StreetSmart for profit share with purpose

PARTNERS WITH PURPOSE There are currently an estimated 105,000 people officially experiencing homelessness in Australia (abs 2011 census). On any given night, 1 in 200 people will experience homelessness. On any given night, two of every three people needing crisis accommodation will be turned away. One of Australia’s first accommodation sharing websites, flatmate.com has partnered with grassroots not-for-profit organisation StreetSmart, with a pledge from founder John Stericker to donate 50% of flatmate.com subscription revenue to help combat rising experience of homelessness in Australia. 50% of flatmate.com subscription revenue to help combat rising experience of homelessness in… Click To Tweet From the establishment of Oxfam in 1948, to industry giants such as Tesla, The Body Shop and TOMS, to recent success stories Thank You (thankyou.co) and Who Gives A Crap (whogivesacrap.org), the notion of aligning profits with purpose is gaining ever greater traction around the world, and across the business landscape in Australia. A 2010 FASES research report identified up to 20,000 social enterprises in Australia, which have operated for at least five years, and represent a wide range of industry sectors. Established in 2000, Sydney based John Stericker set out with a mission to improve the lives of others by utilising what … Continue reading flatmate.com partners with StreetSmart for profit share with purpose