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The Largest and Inclusive Knowledge Network for Social Enterprises in Ireland

Social Enterprise Toolkit

 

Check out our new Social Enterprise Toolkit for Ireland. Outlining some of the tips in getting your social enterprise started.

 

Social Enterprises in Construction

 

We are on the lookout for social enterprises that can make a difference in communities and regeneration projects on the building site and construction projects. Do you know any?

Are you a Social Enterprise?

We are on the lookout for social enterprises, do you meet the following criteria?

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?

Eurofound Report on Cooperatives and Social Enterprises

Eurofound Report on Cooperatives and Social Enterprises

Eurofound, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions published recently a report on “Cooperatives and social enterprises: Work and employment in selected countries”. First and foremost, the report confirmed something the SSE sector...

The EESC adopted two important reports for Social economy

The EESC adopted two important reports for Social economy

In the last months, the European Economic and Social Council adopted two interesting opinions from SSE point of view, that we hope will be promptly translated into action. The first opinion, was reported by Alain Coheur, Social Economy Europe Vice-President and was on...

ENSIE is launching its WISE MANAGER AWARD

ENSIE is launching its WISE MANAGER AWARD

From our partners in ENSIE: http://www.ensie.org/blog/2019/9/27/ensie-wise-manager-award About With the “ENSIE WISE Manager Award”, ENSIE aims to celebrate and recognize managerial innovative practices in WISE (Work Integration Social Enterprise). Following our...

National Social Enterprise Implementation Group

National Social Enterprise Implementation Group

From: Department of Rural and Community Development Dear colleagues, I would like to inform you that the Open Call for Expressions of Interest to participate in the National Social Enterprise Policy Implementation Group has just been announced on the DRCD website:...

Startup Week Dublin ‘Celebrating Social Entrepreneurs’

Startup Week Dublin ‘Celebrating Social Entrepreneurs’

Taken from: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/startup-week-dublin-celebrating-social-entrepreneurs-tickets-74805293647 You have been invited to the Startup Week Dublin 'Celebrating Social Entrepreneurs' Event About this Event In this event, we have the opportunity to...

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awardees 2019

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awardees 2019

Taken from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Thursday 10th October: https://socialentrepreneurs.ie Introducing our 2019 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awardees: Alma Jordan - AgriKids; James O'Neill - Property Marking Ireland; Boris Hunka - The Ease Project; David Neville...

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