What Really Is Social Enterprise?

What Really Is Social Enterprise?

In response to this new imperative, the corporate giants are coming to realise that their future depends on their willingness to understand and embed the principles of “responsible business” in all levels and parts of their organisation, and to communicate their performance to customers and other stakeholders.... Successful companies have tackled problems such as fatty foods, empty calories, excessive water and fuel consumption, wasteful packaging and product longevity, to name but a few, and have implemented strong CSR policies incorporating ideas of sustainability and well-being, resulting in huge rewards as consumers become sensitive to these issues.

Guy Brighton
  • 2 november 2006

The implications of this can, and should, extend beyond operational
issues (such as sourcing, manufacturing and distribution) to the types
of products and services made, and how they are used throughout their

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