SocialBox.Biz seeking to engage UK Universities in digital inclusion and laptop handover initiatives

A Socialbox.biz blog post by Alex (March 28th 2017) Intent on expanding our Laptops for the Homeless and Elderly initiative even farther in the UK today, we are seeking to engage with Universities to help with disused laptop handovers to those in need. We are seeking their no longer needed but still working laptops with us so … Continue reading SocialBox.Biz seeking to engage UK Universities in digital inclusion and laptop handover initiatives

Improve your Corporate Governance program (and the whole community) just using old laptops in your office

SocialBox.biz is a London-based social impact startup, determined to use its technological expertise to better the lives of homeless individuals who need support finding jobs, elderly people living in isolation, and unaccompanied refugee minors. We collect outdated laptops and other electronic devices, install open source software and remove old data them to protect donors’ personal … Continue reading Improve your Corporate Governance program (and the whole community) just using old laptops in your office

Do companies with more social impact have better quality products?

Consumers think so… A recent study released by the University of McGill in Montreal confirmed that CSR programs do indeed translate into increases in corporate stock values. In the eyes of consumers, a company with  better social impact has more desirable products than those without. Although some CSR programs require months, or even years, of in-depth … Continue reading Do companies with more social impact have better quality products?

Individuals can now help with digital inclusion through some of our charity partners

We are often asked by members of the public whether we can collect their items as well for our charitable digital inclusion initiative.  Unfortunately the costs of doing so often prevents us. However, we do  have a number of partners that have kindly provided collection points for us for working but disused donations of of … Continue reading Individuals can now help with digital inclusion through some of our charity partners

SocialBox.Biz now accepting old Apple products for Digital inclusion tech re-use initiative in London UK

A SocialBox.Biz Blog post update by Alex,  October 1st, 2016  ( Updated: June, October 2020 and April 2021) SocialBox.Biz, a London-based technological social impact community interest venture on a mission to collect old disused no longer needed but still useful laptops and hand-held tablet devices to those in need, this week announced they are interested … Continue reading SocialBox.Biz now accepting old Apple products for Digital inclusion tech re-use initiative in London UK

SOCIALBOX.BIZ ANNOUNCES LAPTOP COLLECTION SITE IN AGE UK CAMDEN SHOP IN CENTRAL LONDON

Press release – Digital Inclusion. New Central London donate facility is located at Age UK Camden SHOP, 53 Leather Ln, London EC1N 7TJ. London, UK – SocialBox.Biz, a social impact initiative aiming to help curb the digital exclusion rates in the United Kingdom, this week announced they have officially secured a laptop collection site in Age UK … Continue reading SOCIALBOX.BIZ ANNOUNCES LAPTOP COLLECTION SITE IN AGE UK CAMDEN SHOP IN CENTRAL LONDON

Beneficial Information About Digital Inclusion

As digital split and digital literacy have entered into deliberations by policy makers – the term Digital Inclusion is still rather new. Importantly, “digital inclusion” has been articulated specifically to address opportunity, access, awareness, and skill. Discussion around the digital split tends to spotlight on the access accessible to individuals, Digital Inclusion is about the need of … Continue reading Beneficial Information About Digital Inclusion