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Social entrepreneurship

A social enterprise is a business venture which is inherently driven by social mission. The social entrepreneurs aim to tackle various social problems by innovating novel solutions and make an impact in the society through the creation of a sustainable business model.  

Common facts

Social entrepreneurship

Social enterprises can be both for-profit or non-profit.

Social enterprises are driven by a mission to create social value.

Social entrepreneurship is different from being a philanthropist.

Social entrepreneurship is different from Corporate Social Responsibility.

Social enterprise business models are innovative.

Social entrepreneurs aim to bring transformational changes to the society.


Explore the current academic research and dialogue in the field of social entrepreneurship.

Social enterprise gallery

Find information on the top social enterprises and their award winning business models that are making impact in the societies.

Teaching resources

Explore useful learning resources to be used in the class-room to teach social entrepreneurship.