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What is a Social Enterprise

What is Social Enterprise?

Social Enterprise is a dynamic way of doing business that can transform communities and drive profound and lasting social change. Social Enterprises are independent businesses that exist specifically for social and/or environmental purposes. They operate in all markets, selling goods and services to individual consumers, local authorities, central government and private businesses. Social Enterprises exist to make a profit just like any private sector business. However, any profits or surpluses they make are always reinvested into their social and environmental purposes. Without making a profit, Social Enterprises cannot meet their social and environmental objectives – they must trade to be sustainable.

 

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