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Info Briefs

In the field of social enterprise there is a ranage of naturally occuring 'types' that emerge from common approaches, ideals and social purposes.    Social Traders, working with a number of experts, have developed this series of Social Enterprise Info Briefs to capture the unique characteristics of each social enterprise type.

Title Source Posted
AUSTRALIAN DISABILITY ENTERPRISES
Businesses developed to employ people with a disability that are unable to work in mainstream businesses.
Australian Disability Enterprises Info Brief.pdf, FactSheet-ADE July 2010 (2).pdf
Social Traders 09/09/2009
CHARITABLE BUSINESS VENTURES
Charitable business ventures are run by not-for-profit organisations to raise income.
Chartiable Business Ventures Info Brief.pdf
Social Traders 08/07/2009
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE INSTITUTIONS
Financial institutions that provide products and services to individuals, organisations and communities who have difficulty accessing mainstream finance.
Community Development Finance Institutions Info Brief.pdf
Social Traders 09/09/2009
COMMUNITY ENTERPRISES
Community Enterprises are developed by locals to address local issues or community needs.
Community Enterprises Info Brief.pdf, YCDCo Case Study.pdf
Social Traders 08/07/2009
CO-OPERATIVE SOCIAL ENTERPRISES
Member benefit businesses which are formed to meet defined social needs of members.
Cooperative Social Enterprises Info Brief.pdf
Social Traders 09/09/2009
FAIR TRADE SOCIAL ENTERPRISES
Businesses that exist to benefit producers and workers in developing countries by paying fair prices for products and commodities which they on-sell in developed countries.
Fair Trade Info Brief.pdf
Social Traders 09/09/2009
INTERMEDIATE LABOUR MARKET COMPANIES
ILMs create a bridge to the open labour market for individuals experiencing long-term unemployment.
Intermediate Labour Market Companies Info Brief.pdf
Social Traders 08/07/2009
SOCIAL FIRMS
Businesses that undertake commercial work in order to create employment for people with a disability.
Social Firms Info Brief.pdf
Social Traders 09/09/2009
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