Context and Social Enterprises: Which Environments Enable Social Entrepreneurship?

Ute Stephan, Emma Folmer

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Societal challenges such as inequalities, poverty, poor health and environmental degradation are growing. Social enterprises – organisations that use market based-based activities to alleviate societal needs – and social entrepreneurs –individuals working for their own account to pursue prosocial goals to benefit others – can help to address such societal challenges. But how can social entrepreneurship be supported through policies and other support measures?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSEFORIS
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9789279547331
Publication statusPublished - 1-Mar-2017
Externally publishedYes

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