New research from the IMPACT Project finalised - Final Conference 17&18 September 2013 finds that social enterprises that are three years old or younger are pioneering in social impact. The Guardian's expert panel discussed whether partnerships between social enterprise and corporate social responsibility (CSR) schemes are the way to go.
In terms of limited funding, questions arise on how this would affect the ability of the social enterprise sector to pack social impact, compared to CSR schemes which have substantial financial backing.
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