What is a Social Enterprise?


Social Enterprise Motivations

Social enterprises can broadly be categorised into three principle motivations.


Employment

Employment

Businesses that provide employment, training and support for  disadvantaged groups.

Community Need

Community Need

Businesses that create or maintain products and/or services in response to social or economic needs in the community, not met by the market.

Profit Redistribution

Profit Redistribution

Businesses that exist to generate profits which are redistributed to social programs or charitable activities.