The road to getting the first trio of Green Swan Awards to their awardees has been slow and complicated. But Nicola brought her son Will, his partner Bee (who took the photos above) and her son Albin. She also brought the latest two trophies more or less direct from the Talos foundry, so I can now affix the nameplates and send them out at last. The new ones are a brighter green, which I very much prefer.
Amazing how much pleasure can come from good company, something we – or at least I – have been starved of for months. Nicola went home and, apparently, then flew her plane to the south coast with her daughter, no other planes in the sky.
Am feeling slightly punch-drunk, meanwhile, though did a particularly jolly Zoominar yesterday with the UN Global Compact team – and a range of social intrapreneurs from around the world. Maggie du Pree – who coined the term social entrepreneur – when we were working on a project together at SustainAbility – was part of the webinar, dialling in from Portland, Oregon. The spirit was caught in this photo: