The UK Social Enterprise Awards will have five candidates from around the country to vie for the Social Enterprise Champion trophy.
The shortlisted champions are: Rajeeb Dey of Enternships; Cris Tomos of Cymdeithas Cwm Arian Association; Andrew Burnell of City Healthcare Partnership; Nigel Kershaw OBE of Big Issue Invest; and Caroline Mason CBE of Investing for Good.
Programs that promote the general commercial interests of the community or the interests of particular trades. Business Leagues; Business Retention; Chambers of Commercial; Local Business Associations; Industry-Specific Promotion; Trade Association; Trade Groups Business Recruitment & Attraction Programs provide any of a wide variety of incentives to encourage new businesses and industries to locate in a particular community, to provide development and expansion opportunities for existing businesses, and to discourage existing businesses from leaving the area and relocating elsewhere. Attraction of Business; Business Recruitment; Empowerment Zones; Enterprise Zones; Industrial Park Development; Media Production Liaison Services
Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other
Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.
Ilana Taub, co-founder of Snact that makes fruit snacks from fruit surplus, writes how social enterprises are challenging the status quo by attempting to transform a food system bent towards huge retailers.
Contending Heroes for the Social Enterprise Champion of 2013