CAPITALISING ON A SWING OF ACTIVITY IN THE EAST
Founder, Oliver Waddington-Ball is an eco-preneur with more than 5 years’ experience living and working in China. Inövenergy is a social enterprise started whilst at Nottingham University studying Chinese businesses to capitalise on the swing of activity to the East. Since launching Inövenergy, Oliver has represented enterprises of all shapes and sizes as they search for opportunities in China, from FTSE 100’s to small consultancies, both commercial and not-for-profit. The main aims of Inövenergy are to generate enough revenue from commercial activities to continue funding the support of social and philanthropic work, and to create a position in the market when it can ultimately encourage more businesses and individuals to do the same by demonstrating that social businesses can be a commercial success in a wide variety of commercial environments and activities.
WHO ARE WE? We are the Corporate Social Responsibility Consultancy with a twist.
We are a social enterprise and our unique triple bottom line business model means we have lived and breathed the solutions for long term competitive advantage and international value creation that we champion right from the start. Our vision is to show that HIGH MARGIN COMMERCIAL PROJECTS CAN SUPPORTS LOW MARGIN SOCIAL PROJECTS and match and exceed market best practise.
All of our activities aim to deliver our mission which is to help all companies large or small to be ethical, proactive corporate citizens focused on long term value creation, and we achieve this by HELPING BUSINESSES BE SOCIAL AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISES MEAN BUSINESS. We offer technical sustainability services, management and strategic consultancy and a full range of supporting services from due diligence to stakeholder engagement events. OUR BUSINESS CHARTER against which every activity is measured protects the principle amongst others golden rule of thirds - FOR EVERY RETURN WE MAKE, WE GIVE A THIRD AWAY.
Our fundamental LONG TERM COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE is SUSTAINED BY OUR LINKS TO CHINA and the emerging markets that China is beginning to dominate. Through our Chinese founders and China educated management team, we embody Eastern Daoist ethos as we channel the flow of BEST PRACTISE FROM THE WEST and APPLY IT IN THE THE NEW WORLD to support the connected whole.