Welcome to the Irish Social Enterprise Network

 

National Body for Social Enterprises in Ireland

Social Enterprise Toolkit

Check out our Social Enterprise Toolkit. Get your social enterprise started.

 

Network

We run events and networking opportunities throughout the year. We aim to bridge the gap between social enterprises across Ireland.

Education

We aim to point you in the right direction to get your idea off the ground or take your organisation to the next level.

Advocacy

We aim for an Ireland where social enterprises are recognised as being a valuable and necessary part of the economy and society.

Irish Social Enterprise Network

Social Enterprise in Ireland has a home. We are here to help social enterprises, social entrepreneurs and social innovators in getting their idea off the ground and providing the supports to grow. We are here to build a network that will change and impact their social mission as well as foster an entrepreneurial sphere of passionate and groundbreaking models of social change. We are here to:

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  • Be an open and inclusive network for social enterprise social entrepreneurs and social innovators
  • Provide and direct people to supports and training
  • Help shape public policy
  • Provide visibility and a channel for telling the stories of each enterprise, innovator, and entrepreneur
  • A safe space for developing social enterprises, entrepreneurs and innovators

Resources

Check out our new resources section for the latest in all of the developments in the sector.

What’s Going On in Socent.ie?

5 Years of Impact: A Rethink Ireland Showcase

5 Years of Impact: A Rethink Ireland Showcase

Join us on Tuesday, 22nd June 2021 at 11 am as we host a virtual event to celebrate the launch of our five-year impact report. The event will be hosted by RTÉ 2FM’s Louise McSharry. We will also be joined by An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin TD, as well as Rethink Ireland...

Did you know the social impact of WISEs?

Did you know the social impact of WISEs?

From ENSIE Did you know the social impact of WISEs?  ENSIE prepared a study to show how WISE facilitate the inclusion of the most disadvantaged through work! The results speak for themselves: WISEs have a huge positive impact! Read more Since the beginning of the...

ENSIE work on the Recovery and Resilience Facility

ENSIE work on the Recovery and Resilience Facility

From ENSIE Since last year, ENSIE is following the European Commission along with the Member States work on the Recovery and Resilience Facility, trying to influence the inclusion of WISEs and the social economy in the national proposals. This work has not been easy...

ENSIE feedback on Europe’s Digital Decade

ENSIE feedback on Europe’s Digital Decade

From ENSIE ENSIE adopted its position on the Europe's Digital Decade: 2030 targets in the framework of the EU Commission feedback. ENSIE welcomes the Commission attempt to put people at the centre of the digital transition and the importance given to building...

ENSIE: The EU Action Plan for Social Economy

ENSIE: The EU Action Plan for Social Economy

From ENSIE ENSIE prepared, with its membres, the network's position to answer the European Commission's call for feedbacks on the roadmap for the EU action plan for social economy. In this position, ENSIE and its network defined the requests and needs to create a...

ENSIE’s 20th Anniversary!

ENSIE’s 20th Anniversary!

2021 marks ENSIE's 20th anniversary! ENSIE takes the opportunity to launch itsnew campaign #BuyResponsible which aims to showcase that WISEs are working towards a more inclusive and green society! Aong the year we will organise special actions and events to celebrate...

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