Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 4 Issue 3


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Social enterprise and renewable energy: emerging initiatives and communities of practice

Dan van der Horst

After years of attempting to develop renewable energy (RE) mainly through large private sector initiatives, the UK government has broadened its approach to provide more…


Are fair trade organisations necessarily social enterprises?

Benjamin Huybrechts, Jacques Defourny

Fair trade organisations (FTOs) have been taken quite early as examples of Social Enterprises (SE) and have contributed to the shaping of the SE concept. The purpose of…


Social enterprise in Europe: recent trends and developments

Jacques Defourny, Marthe Nyssens

Twelve years ago, the concept of social enterprise was rarely discussed in Europe, however it is now making significant breakthroughs in European Union (EU) countries…


Appalachian By Design: lessons on creating social value

Diane Lynch, Barbara Ann Elliott, Debbi D. Brock

There has been great interest in social enterprise as an innovative response to challenging social problems, where mission and market are intertwined in a hybrid…

Innovation in social enterprise: achieving a user participation model

Neil C. Rotheroe, Liz Miller

The place of social enterprise in providing innovation in the delivery of services previously undertaken by the public sector is currently receiving much attention, as is…

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