The North East Social Enterprise Partnership represents and promotes social enterprise in the North East region. Helping to deliver positive social, economic and environmental change.
Social enterprise is a business model which offers the prospect of a greater equity of economic power and a more sustainable society – by combining market efficiency with social and environmental justice. Many commercial businesses would consider themselves to have social objectives, but social enterprises are distinctive because their social or environmental purpose is central to what they do.
Rather than maximising shareholder value their main aim is to generate profit to further their social and environmental goals.
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There are only 5 weeks until Scotland’s new, national social enterprise trade fair and learning event, here are the top 5 reasons to attend: The only national social enterprise trade fair and learning event in Scotland. A unique opportunity to network and trade with a wide variety of social enterprises. Inspirational, interactive forums with new, […]
This FREE event is delivered by Karen Wood and Steve Camm of the North East Social Enterprise Partnership, the regional body which promotes and supports social enterprise in the North East. This interactive and enjoyable event is an opportunity for you to understand the world of opportunities presented by social enterprise. It is aimed all […]
Our friends at Media Cultured CIC are asking for your support for a new ‘social cohesion’ campaign that is to coincide with its rebrand to ‘UNITY-W.I.S.E.’ It has made great strides as a social enterprise and have “pioneered” approaches to social cohesion objectives these past 4 years. Over this time Media Cultured has worked with schools, colleges, sports clubs, faith groups and private […]
Tees Valley Combined Authority is the body responsible for economic growth and job creation in the boroughs of Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees. With the help from our partners and key stakeholders we have created a new Strategic Economic Plan which sets out the growth ambitions and priorities for the Tees Valley […]