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October 2021

Social Economy for the full inclusion of people with disabilities BEST PRACTICE GUIDE

By |October 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Educational Materials, English, European Union, Library, Support for SocEnts|Tags: , , , , , |

Social Economy for the Full Inclusion of People with Disabilities: How and Why – An Introduction to Our Best Practice Guide Actions speak louder than words, but how can companies, businesses and employers further include [...]

Wises’ Social Impact Measurement in the Baltic States

By |October 19th, 2021|Categories: Educational Materials, English, Impact Measurement Methodology, Library|Tags: , , , |

WISEs’ Social Impact Measurement in the Baltic States Audrone UrmanavicieneTallinn University DOI: https://doi.org/10.13135/2704-9906/5091 Keywords: Social enterprise, WISEs, Social impact measurement, Measurement indicators ABSTRACT WISEs devote most of their time and resources to working with the target group [...]

The Effective Methods and Practices for Accelerating Social Entrepreneurship Through Corporate Social Responsibility

By |October 19th, 2021|Categories: Educational Materials, English, Library|Tags: , , , , , |

Article "The   Effective   Methods and   Practices for Accelerating   Social   Entrepreneurship   Through Corporate Social Responsibility" written by: Audrone UrmanavicieneTallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Societyhttp://orcid.org/0000-0003-1621-0101 Udara Suwanda ArachchiTallinn University, School of Governance, Law and Societyhttp://orcid.org/0000-0003-2618-6758 [...]

SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTMENTS AS A TOOL FOR FUNDING SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

By |October 19th, 2021|Categories: Educational Materials, English, Library|Tags: , , , , , , |

Purpose: Social impact investments are essential to support and promote social entrepreneurship development. This article aims to identify the factors that could develop the local impact investment market in Sri Lanka as a tool for funding social enterprises. Design/methodology/approach: The methods of research are an analysis of scientific literature, experts’ interviews, and generalization. Findings: In order to accelerate the impact investment as a tool of funding, the impact investors, social enterprises, government and society must work collectively. Necessary social, cultural, and policy changes should be carried out, and specific recommendations have been made accordingly. Originality/value: This research study is essential in terms of sustaining and promoting impact investments in Sri Lanka as a tool of funding social enterprises and developing the ecosystem. Keywords: social enterprise, social impact investing, impact investments, finance, investors. Category of the paper: Research paper. Read here: Social impact investments as a tool for funding social enterprises Audrone URMANAVICIENE, Kulamini Dilanka MENDIS (2021). Social impact investments as a tool for funding social enterprises. Scientific Papers of Silesian University of Technology Organization and Management Series, 691−711. DOI: 10.29119/1641-3466.2021.151.48. […]

Social Enterprises in Rural Areas A Comparative Study of the Baltic States

By |October 19th, 2021|Categories: Educational Materials, English, Library|Tags: , , , , |

This article provides a cross-case analysis of rural social enterprises from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Social enterprises seek to produce goods and services with a social or environmental purpose, and they pursue the general interest [...]

Kuźnia cafe from Gdańsk, Poland – pleace run by people with big hearts!

By |October 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

  The Kuźnia cafe belongs to the network of social companies run by the Foundation for Social Innovation. It was established in 2012 as a place of first contact with work for young people from [...]