‘Despite the hellstorm raining down I have hope. We are building it every day.’
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Local investment which can re-balance neighbourhood economies depends upon the necessary ‘friction’ of community engagement. We should take note, and enable both.
‘Our nation is now recognised as a world leader in social enterprise, and is confirmed as host of next year’s Social Enterprise World Forum’
People affected by homelessness offer unique city tours in Edinburgh
‘We want to help herald in a new economic democracy’.
‘Very local, grassroots organisations reach where water wouldn’t’
‘We need community economic development as previous development strategies have not delivered the changes needed’.
When local people develop plans for their local economy, conventional indicators of economic growth are pretty low down the list.
‘Only by becoming more financially sustainable can these organisations plan for the future’.
Social enterprises are outperforming traditional small businesses in terms of diversity, start-up rates, innovation and pay.