The Dublin City Social Enterprise Awards 2020 seeks to celebrate and support innovative social enterprises, highlighting their role in the city’s ecosystem. The funding they provided to selected enterprises will allow social entrepreneurs to develop their plans, activities further and bring benefits to more individuals and communities.
Social Enterprise Netherland published the findings of the ‘Social Enterprises as Influencers of the Broader Business Community’ research. The study revealed the pioneering role of mission-driven enterprises in the business community to facilitate a transition towards a more sustainable economy and contribute to reach the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Social innovators are coming together for four days to become more resilient at the virtual annual conference of The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), running from the 21st to the 24th of September 2020. The main subthemes for this interactive event are, Building Alliances, Resilience, Social Enterprises and Scaling For Impact.
A group of social entrepreneurs, key stakeholders and supporters have joined forces to launch a new organisation called the Social Enterprise Republic of Ireland (SERI) which aims to become a representative body for the dynamic, evolving and broad social enterprise sector in Ireland.
The 'Finance4Change' EU Interreg project offers prize money for value-driven business projects in the Danube region. It also aims to facilitate collaboration and knowledge exchange at European level between stakeholders in the social innovation space, such as entrepreneurs, investors and policymakers.