Here are some resources and organisations that support social enterprises at different stages of their development.
Research and Reports
A.T. Kearney’s findings on the main factors that enable social enterprises to grow and prosper
A research paper on scaling of social enterprise nurseries by Fergus Lyon and Heather Fernandez
A report by RippleWorks Global with recommendations for social entrepreneurs on hiring
A programme that supports the development of social enterprise and social investment around the world.
An organisation that supports people using entrepreneurial approaches to tackle complex social problems.
An organisation that offers cash awards, networking and mentorship opportunities for social entrepreneurs in the UK, and has affiliate organizations in a number of other countries.
A global organisation that identifies and invests in leading social entrepreneurs – individuals with innovative and practical ideas for solving social problems.
An organisation that accelerates entrepreneurial approaches and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.
A global platform to promote social entrepreneurship as a key element to advance societies and address social problems.
An organisation that helps the world’s poorest people reach their full potential, connecting their determination and skills with the resources they need.
A network of collaborators focused on making a positive impact in our world. We are you. We are the people you’ve been wanting to work with.
An international platform for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.
An international platform that promotes and supports social and solidarity economy initiatives around the world
An organisation that helps women social entrepreneurs, and their supporters, make a positive impact on people and planet.
An organisation that promotes and supports co-operatives and social enterprises in rural communities worldwide.
Media and Networks
A magazine for people interested in social enterprise, impact investment and corporate social innovation.
A British national daily newspaper that publishes articles about social enterprises.
An international platform that promotes and supports social and solidarity economy initiatives. In this youtube channel you can find short videos of social enterprises across the globe.
The UK body for social enterprise - business with a social or environmental mission.
A network for women social entrepreneurs.
Leading social entrepreneurs who we recognize to have innovative solutions to social problems and the potential to change patterns across society.