Social Entrepreneurship as a Force for More Inclusive and Innovative Societies

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Social Entrepreneurship as a Force for More Inclusive and Innovative Societies

An Analysis and Profiling of Social Enterprises
Ottobre 2016
41 pagine
978-88-6856-072-0
SEFORÏS stands for “Social Entrepreneurship as a Force for more Inclusive and Innovative Societies”. It is a multi-disciplinary research programme, funded by the European Commission, that investigates the potential of social enterprise in the EU and beyond, to enhance the inclusiveness of societies through greater stakeholder engagement, promotion of civic capitalismand changes to social service provision. This Report presents in detail the results coming from the data collected in Spain. Such a contribution is unique in its scope and depth – in our (admittedly, lengthy) conversations with  participating organizations, since it discussed a whole host of topics, ranging fromsocial enterprises’innovation habits to their perceptions of the market wherein they operate. It is unique in its methodology - we adopted a special type of snowball sampling method, called respondent driven sampling,which allowed us to survey a representative sample of social enterprises in Spain through tapping into networks of the contacted organizations. And it is unique in its rigor - we took a range of steps to ensure data quality. In conclusion this Report provides awhole set of evidences regarding the novel experimentation carried out by social enterprises and their positive and creative impact in nowadays society in terms of inclusiveness and innovation   Versión en castellano disponible aquí