SocialBox.Biz is a community interest company (CIC) that improves the local community by providing technology based social impact solutions. ( A blog post update Summer 2022) SocialBox.Biz, a Community Interest Company supporting refugees, people experiencing homelessness and other disadvantaged community groups in the UK, is currently increasing their collection of old, usable technology to reuse … Continue reading Reusing no longer needed but still usable laptops is even better than recycling – increasing collection of old, usable tech. Join us today !
A SocialBox.Biz blog post update by Alex, February 2022 ( with case studies how reused computers from our great business partners are helping reconnect people and share kindness ) Reusing no longer need but still usable electronics is even better than recycling. Give new life to older electronics and share the gift of connectivity with … Continue reading SocialBox.Biz Looks Forward to Reconnecting People By Recruiting Additional Business Partners in 2022 and Beyond…
SocialBox.Biz has launched its business heroes’ engagement with several partners already leading by example A SocialBox.Biz blog post update by Alex ( November 2021) The Laptops for Homeless Initiative has expanded its horizons to include a long list of partners and recipient organisations. A number of larger business partners are already on board and contributing … Continue reading JOIN ONE HUNDRED BUSINESS HEROES CAMPAIGN FROM SOCIALBOX.BIZ
Opportunity for participating schools, colleges, universities and local councils to help those who are not able to afford further education by collecting old, no longer needed but still usable tech. Launching a brand new initiative ‘Scholarships for Refugees and Homeless People’ from November 2021 we are going to be helping students learn about working together, … Continue reading Scholarships for Refugees and Homeless People in the UK – helping students learn about working together, helping others and collaborating.
Laptops for the homeless, refugees, and older people in isolation update from our October 2021 newsletter – Change starts at the top. Recent events and the ever-changing online services have made it clear that getting laptops and computers into the hands of disadvantaged people has never been more important. A laptop and a connection to … Continue reading SOCIALBOX.BIZ UPDATE | Change starts at the top | Interview with The Times – Changemakers
A SocialBox.Biz briefing update by Heather ( Updated June 17 2021 ) – Reports on why local solutions such as SocialBox.Biz local reuse and donating is a better option before recycling everything. Current e-waste recycling solutions are just exporting the problem — Prof Richard Herrington, Head of Earth Sciences at the Natural History Museum in … Continue reading SOCIALBOX.BIZ | MAY 2021 BRIEFING | RE-USE NOT E-WASTE |
A SocialBox.Biz post by Heather April 29 2021 ( Updated June 17 2021 ) April 2021 brought a busy end to the first quarter for essentially every industry, meanwhile, vulnerable populations continue to suffer in the digital divide. Without laptops in hand, homeless people, aging populations on small pensions, refugees, and asylum seekers struggle to … Continue reading SOCIALBOX.BIZ | APRIL 2021 UPDATES
A Website Post by Heather 4 April 2021 SocialBox.Biz Makes Forward Advance in Digital Inclusion Manifesto with ongoing participation from partners With rampant digital exclusion ravaging the globe due to the pandemic, SocialBox.Biz is trying to do their part to make a change with their long-standing Laptops for Homeless and Elderly Initiative that helps organisations … Continue reading Importance of ongoing participation in the re-use of old tech locally highlighted by SocialBox.Biz
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 30 Nov 2020 Community interest company aims to end digital poverty in the UK by 2030 The community interest company is on a mission to help bring about a digitally included society, and their campaign is working diligently to make this a reality. Their mission consists of three main goals: to eradicate … Continue reading Digital inclusion Manifesto – SocialBox.Biz Takes Stand Against Digital Exclusion
November 2020 update by Heather The team at SocialBox.Biz is proud to present the various updates and case studies we’ve accumulated lately! Local Leaders Advocate for Digital Inclusion The House of Lords and local elected members across parties recently signed a letter encouraging initiatives to repurpose used laptops with open source software and place them … Continue reading A SocialBox.Biz Update and Latest Case Studies