CEIS is a leading authority in the social enterprise sector and the largest third sector business support provider in Scotland. For over 30 years we have supported social enterprise development and promotion, locally & globally through strong partnerships and relations, forged with enterprises, communities and Governments.
SEWF 2008 was the first international gathering of practitioners and support agencies dealing exclusively with social enterprise and brought together social enterprise leaders and champions from all continents to collaborate, share best practice and plan future developments. This collaboration raised awareness of social enterprise as an expanding global mechanism for social change and explored the merit of ongoing collaboration for key stakeholders.
The outcomes of the inaugural Social Enterprise World Forum were: