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INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL ENTERPRISE UDAY THAKKAR
INTRODUCTION <ul><li>What is Social Enterprise? </li></ul><ul><li>No legal definition </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can call th...
What is Social Enterprise ?
INTRODUCTION <ul><li>Characteristics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
GENERAL CHARECTERISTICS  <ul><li>Trading in order to fulfil social aims </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Exist to br...
CONSIDERATIONS <ul><li>Contentious areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ownership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Profit distribution </...
Social Enterprise Profit Flow
ORGANISATIONAL TRANSITION
TYPES OF BUSINESSES <ul><li>Charities Trading Arms </li></ul><ul><li>Employee - owned businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Co-Oper...
ARTS BASED BUSINESSES <ul><li>Importance in regeneration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Village Underground </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
IMPORTANCE OF DESIGN <ul><li>Companion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simplifying hand held devices for the elderly </li></ul></ul>...
IMPORTANCE IN CREATING JOBS/FIGHTING CRIME <ul><li>Sari UK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recycling, design and make, retail </li><...
SUPPORT <ul><li>Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Purchasing </li></ul><ul><li>Contacts & Networks </li...
FUTURE ? <ul><li>Changing social and economic perceptions </li></ul><ul><li>Has the time arrived for Social Enterprise? </...
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Uday Thakkur

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Using your creativity for social change. Advice on getting your ethical or social project up and running.

Uday Thakkur, Managing Director of Red Ochre

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  1. 1. INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL ENTERPRISE UDAY THAKKAR
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>What is Social Enterprise? </li></ul><ul><li>No legal definition </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can call themselves a social enterprise – and many do </li></ul><ul><li>Organisations that have been practising social enterprise have been around for a long time though the term itself is new </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Social Enterprise ?
  4. 4. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>Characteristics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Profit </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. GENERAL CHARECTERISTICS <ul><li>Trading in order to fulfil social aims </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Exist to bring together people and communities for economic development and social gain </li></ul>
  6. 6. CONSIDERATIONS <ul><li>Contentious areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ownership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Profit distribution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Social Enterprise Profit Flow
  8. 8. ORGANISATIONAL TRANSITION
  9. 9. TYPES OF BUSINESSES <ul><li>Charities Trading Arms </li></ul><ul><li>Employee - owned businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Co-Operatives </li></ul><ul><li>Social Firms </li></ul><ul><li>Community Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical businesses </li></ul>
  10. 10. ARTS BASED BUSINESSES <ul><li>Importance in regeneration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Village Underground </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harringey Arts Clusters </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. IMPORTANCE OF DESIGN <ul><li>Companion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simplifying hand held devices for the elderly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Catering/drinking device </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improving usability for people with disability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DIY Kyoto </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Measuring energy consumption through simple meters </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. IMPORTANCE IN CREATING JOBS/FIGHTING CRIME <ul><li>Sari UK </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recycling, design and make, retail </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Street Breakers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helping young people explore and grow their creative side, improve health and actively work towards reducing crime </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. SUPPORT <ul><li>Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Purchasing </li></ul><ul><li>Contacts & Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Grounding & Common Sense </li></ul>
  14. 14. FUTURE ? <ul><li>Changing social and economic perceptions </li></ul><ul><li>Has the time arrived for Social Enterprise? </li></ul>

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