It might well be a strategy for planetary iinvasion. Do I replicate the agreeable human form or just show up as my scaly self and hope to be loved for what’s inside.
But no, we’re talking about social enterprise.
I guess when we told them our mission was to “replicate localised people-centered economics on a global basis” it must have sounded a bit on the scaly side, but we really meant no acquisition. Quite the converse in fact.
It was in fact about a business which invests its profit in stimulating a local economy and in our earlier work we’d referred to it as a Community Funding Enterprise. The directors and shareholders just needed to amend the business articles to agree the core objective as a social purpose.