Archive for December, 2017
Social Enterprise UK

Who we are We are the leading global authority on social enterprise. We are the biggest network of social enterprises in the UK. We are a strategic partner to 6 government departments and have led public policy on social enterprise for 15 years. We have unrivalled business relationships working with some of the biggest companies[…]

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What is Social Enterprise?

Social enterprise can be challenging to define, in large part because the concept has been evolving rapidly in recent years and increasingly blurs the lines of the traditional business, government and non-profit sectors. Social Enterprise Alliance suggests the following basic working definition: Organizations that address a basic unmet need or solve a social problem through[…]

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Social enterprise

A social enterprise is an organization that applies commercial strategies to maximize improvements in human and environmental well-being—this may include maximizing social impact alongside profits for external shareholders. Social enterprises can be structured as a for-profit or non-profit, and may take the form (depending in which country the entity exists and the legal forms available) of a co-operative, mutual organization, a disregarded entity, a social[…]

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