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Social Enterprise – a business model for the 21st century

“Social enterprises are profit-making businesses set up to tackle a social or environmental need. 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. We believe social enterprise is the business model for the 21st century.” The Social Enterprise Ambassadors