Presentation on theme: "Social Enterprise 101. Brought to You By... Common Good Solutions Consulting & Training for Community & Social Enterprise David Upton & Andy Horsnell."— Presentation transcript:
Social Enterprise 101
Brought to You By... Common Good Solutions Consulting & Training for Community & Social Enterprise David Upton & Andy Horsnell
Weve Got Problems and Missed Opportunities...
Whats to be Done?
so·cial en·ter·prise (n.) A business or organization operated for the purpose of addressing social, economic or environmental challenges. Nova Scotia Social Enterprise Working Group
Social Enterprises are Operated as Charities...
As Non-profit Societies...
As Private Companies...
Related Terms, Similar Focus Social Enterprise Community Enterprise Social Business Social Purpose Business Social Entrepreneurship
Use a business model – selling goods and services to paying customers – to address community issues... What They All Have in Common... Sustainability Health Poverty Culture Employment Inclusion Social Justice
Needs and Wants Nonprofit Social EnterpriseBusiness Community Needs Customer Wants
Social and Economic Value... Social Value High Low High Economic Value Nonprofit Business Social Enterprise
Social Enterprise Matters... Social enterprise is responsive and accountable to community needs Social enterprise is scalable Social enterprise maximizes community and ecosystem value Social enterprise uses the tools of business for good Social enterprise puts people and the planet before profit
This is a Time of Great Opportunity Government is backing away Big Business is backing away Social enterprise can fill the gap – and it is!
For More Information... Common Good Solutions Andy Horsnell David Upton