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Introduction into Social Entreprenership

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  1. 1. INTRO INTO SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP Alen Halilović www.ecorl.it/en 1
  2. 2. Content (1)  Introduction  Definitions  Strategy for the development of social entrepreneurship  Social businesses www.ecorl.it/en 2
  3. 3. Content (2)  Differences in doing business  EU context  Croatian context  Workshop  Literature www.ecorl.it/en 3
  4. 4. Introduction  Form of business primarily driven by social goals and the creation of positive social and environmental effects  Different interpretations of the term www.ecorl.it/en 4
  5. 5. Definitions (1)  Entrepreneurship opting for creation of innovative solutions for the current social problems (OECD, 2013). www.ecorl.it/en 5
  6. 6. Definitions (2)  individuals or organizations engaged in entrepreneurial activities with a social goal (GEM, 2009 according to: Van de Ven, Sapienza and Villanueva, 2007) www.ecorl.it/en 6
  7. 7. Definitions (3) www.ecorl.it/en 7
  8. 8. Strategy for the development of social entrepreneurship (1)  Business activity based on the principles of social, ecological and economic sustainability whereas the profits (extra earnings) are mostly reinvested for the benefits of the society. www.ecorl.it/en 8
  9. 9. Strategy for the development of social entrepreneurship (2)  Complement public services  Contribute to the balanced use and allocation of available resources  Employment generators  Contribute to the growth and development of social capital. www.ecorl.it/en 9
  10. 10. Social businesses  Less vulnerable in times of economic crises.  Ex. In 2009 many jobs were lost in the Italian real sector (profit sector), but the number of employees has grown by 2,7% in social cooperatives. www.ecorl.it/en 10
  11. 11. Differences in doing business (1) SOCIAL BUSINESS  Empower employees  Democratic decision making process TRADITIONAL (FOR PROFIT) BUSINESS  Control employees  Decision-making based on the number of shares (stocks) www.ecorl.it/en 11
  12. 12. Differences in doing business (3) SOCIAL BUSINESS  Driven by commercial, social and ecological goals TRADITIONAL (FOR PROFIT) BUSINESS  Driven by commercial goals www.ecorl.it/en 12
  13. 13. EU context (1)  Historical influence of associations and cooperatives  Economic model of liberal capitalism can give rise to sustainable solutions and solutions of higher quality for the rising social problems Strategy Europe 2020 – smart, sustainable and inclusive growth www.ecorl.it/en 13
  14. 14. EU context (2)  strong impact on social and economic opportunities More than 14.5 mln jobs or 6.5% of the working population www.ecorl.it/en 14
  15. 15. EU context (3)  Stronger resistence on economic downturns Ex. In Spain, the number of employees in cooperatives fell by 9% in the period between 2008 and 2012. In the real sector, the drop was even higher – 19%. www.ecorl.it/en 15
  16. 16. EU context (4)  Offers more opportunities and possibilities for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises. www.ecorl.it/en 16
  17. 17. EU context (5)  allocation of 85 million Eur for the development of social entrepreneurship www.ecorl.it/en 17
  18. 18. Croatian context (1)  2014 – sixth consequtive year of economic downturn 2017 – slow growth of GDP  Youth unemployment - 44% www.ecorl.it/en 18
  19. 19. Croatian context (2)  Civil sector is the main driving force behind the development of social entrepreneurship. www.ecorl.it/en 19
  20. 20. Croatian context (3)  The strongest financial support provided by IPA programme  CEDRA HR www.ecorl.it/en 20
  21. 21. Croatian context (4)  Croatian law does not recognize social entrepreneurship as a specific term. Strategy for the development of social entrepreneurship 2015 - 2020 www.ecorl.it/en 21
  22. 22. WORKSHOP Explore the main criteria for the recognition of social entrepreneur www.ecorl.it/en 22
  23. 23. www.ecorl.it/en 23
  24. 24. PARTNERS Università Popolare di Firenze-IT www.universitapopolaredifirenze.it Federación Española de Universidades Populares-SP www.feup.org Pula Open University -HR www.pou-pula.hr Eu Trade-LT www.eu-trade.org Yunus Social Business-AL http://ysbbalkans.com/ Università Telematica Uninettuno-IT www.uninettunouniversity.net This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. Publication and products reflect the views only of the ECORL Consortium, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein www.ecorl.it/en 24

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