Activity Week

Rural Social Enterprise Symposium

17-18th September, Lewis and Harris

The inaugural Social Enterprise World Forum Rural Symposium was held recently on the Isles of Lewis and Harris in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. This beautiful and remote location played host to 45 rural policy makers and practitioners from across the world with a lens on the role social enterprise is playing to rejuvenate struggling rural economies. The forum combined workshop style lectures and discussion with field trips to Isle of Lewis and Harris social enterprises and rural businesses focussed on sustainable local employment.

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Download the programme and post-event report below