Resources

Hidden Revolution – Size and Scale of Social Enterprise in 2018

DATE: 19/09/2018 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 4 MB

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The Hidden Revolution shows that social enterprises contribute £60 billion to UK GDP compared to the previous estimate of £24 billion. Furthermore, there are over 100,000 social enterprises in the country, employing 2 million people. In total our sector accounts for 3% of UK GDP – that’s 3 times bigger than agriculture.

Early Opportunities: Cooperation Between Social Enterprises and Municipalities in the Netherlands

DATE: 01/10/2016 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 1 MB

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This report considers how we can better understand the influence of municipalities on the development of social enterprises and in what way can municipalities more effectively encourage the development of social enterprises.

Social Enterprise Landscape in Ghana

DATE: 23/03/2015 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 2 MB

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This report provides an overview of the social enterprise context in Ghana and looks at the challenges and opportunities for growth and suggestions for further developing the social enterprise ecosystem.

Social Enterprise in Vietnam

DATE: 28/11/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 1 MB

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This report considers social enterprise development in Vietnam by looking at how to develop social enterprises and different organisational forms and legal structures.

Corporate Social Procurement in Australia

DATE: 25/08/2013 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 6 MB

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This report captures the overwhelmingly positive experience of companies in procuring from social enterprises and other social-benefit suppliers.

Social Enterprise Landscape in Myanmar

DATE: 14/09/2013 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 4 MB

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This report aims to understand the broad contours of Myanmar’s emerging SE space for both ‘formal’ and informal SEs, including the regulatory environment, financing environment as well as key challenges and opportunities.

Social Enterprise in Morocco

DATE: 30/01/2014 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 4 MB

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This report presents the findings from research that Social Enterprise UK was commissioned to undertake on behalf of British Council, Morocco, in partnership with the Moroccan Centre for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship (CISE). The aim of the research was to scope the early stages of social enterprise development and its landscape in Morocco.

Social Enterprise in the UK

DATE: 12/11/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 2 MB

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This report explores the key features of the UK’s social enterprise sector and some of the important changes that have taken place in recent years.

Finding Australia’s Social Enterprise Sector

DATE: 10/10/2018 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 853 KB

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This report documents the characteristics of Australian social enterprises, and explores the opportunities and challenges they face.

Social Enterprise in Pakistan

DATE: 06/10/2014 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 967 KB

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This study provides a broad understanding of the emerging SE sector in Pakistan, alongside the policy and regulatory environment. It has been informed by interviews, focus group discussions and an extensive literature review of international and national research studies.

The State of Social Enterprise in Ghana, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan

DATE: 22/12/2018 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 7 MB

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This study provides information on the social enterprise sectors in Bangladesh, Ghana, India and Pakistan. The findings include information about the number and growth of social enterprises, their operations and turnover, the impact they deliver, the beneficiaries they serve, and the challenges they face.

The State of Social Enterprise in Kenya

DATE: 29/01/2018 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 7 MB

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To quantify and enhance our understanding of the growing social enterprise activity in Kenya, this report looks at the activity of 183 social enterprises.

Social Enterprise Mapping Project – Victoria, Australia

DATE: 12/11/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 5 MB

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This report was commissioned as part of the implementation of the Social Enterprise Strategy and provides the first ever baseline analysis of social enterprises in Victoria, with a particular focus on the size of the social enterprise population, its characteristics and impacts.

Social Enterprise Eco-systems in South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation Countries

DATE: 20/05/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 3 MB

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This study analyses the SE landscape and related ecosystem of seven SAARC countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Greece Social and Solidarity Economy Report

DATE: 22/05/2018 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 345 KB

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This report presents the findings of an overview of the current social and solidarity economy (SSE) sector in Greece, and explores the barriers and opportunities for the development of an effective ecosystem to support SSE organisations

Activist to Entrepreneur: The Role of Social Enterprise in Supporting Women’s Empowerment in the US

DATE: 22/12/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 986 KB

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In recent years, social enterprise has played a growing role in women’s empowerment in the US. This report explores how well social enterprise addresses gender inequality and explores the strengths and weaknesses of social enterprise as a mechanism for empowering women.

Activist to Entrepreneur: The Role of Social Enterprise in Supporting Women’s Empowerment in the UK

DATE: 22/12/2018 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 2 MB

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In recent years, social enterprise has played a growing role in women’s empowerment in the UK. This report explores how well social enterprise addresses gender inequality and explores the strengths and weaknesses of social enterprise as a mechanism for empowering women.

Activist to Entrepreneur: The Role of Social Enterprise in Supporting Women’s Empowerment in India

DATE: 22/12/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 3 MB

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In recent years, social enterprise has played a growing role in women’s empowerment in India. This report explores how well social enterprise addresses gender inequality and explores the strengths and weaknesses of social enterprise as a mechanism for empowering women.

Activist to Entrepreneur: The Role of Social Enterprise in Supporting Women’s Empowerment in Pakistan

DATE: 10/12/2018 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 1 MB

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In recent years, social enterprise has played a growing role in women’s empowerment in Pakistan. This report explores how well social enterprise addresses gender inequality and explores the strengths and weaknesses of social enterprise as a mechanism for empowering women

The State of Social Enterprise in the Philippines

DATE: 26/10/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 4 MB

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With social enterprise activity in the Philippines taking off, this report looks at the growth of social enterprise in the country and helps us understand the current profile of activity.