WEBSITES ON IMPACT MEASUREMENT

www.proveandimprove.org/
www.thesroinetwork.org/
www.sroi-uk.org

 

EUROPEAN SOCIAL BUSINESS LINKS:

European social business links

http://www.globalgoodfund.org/?gclid=CKbhmq7Cz9ICFUgo0wodrokAMw Promotes social entrepreneurs and enterprises globally

http://www.socialenterpriseeurope.co.uk

Co-operative network of social enterprise advocates across four continents

http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=2149

Comparative report of social enterprises across Europe

https://esela.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/legal_mapping_publication_051015_web.pdf

European Social Enterprise Law Association supporting the growth of social enterprises.

https://www.theguardian.com/social-enterprise-network/2012/sep/20/social-enterprise-european-economic-strategy

The Guardian article  …. social enterprise is at the core of European economic Strategy

https://www.theguardian.com/social-enterprise-network/2014/jan/07/live-discussion-social-enterprise-europe-2020

The Guardian article … social enterprise in 2020

http://www.oecd.org/cfe/leed/social-entrepreneurship-oecd-ec.htm

OECD European commission project –  Social Enterprise in Europe

http://europetomorrow.org

Social and sustainable innovation in Europe (Social Innovation Trends)

http://thestoryexchange.org/good-on-the-ground/?gclid=CLzFv_LDz9ICFYg_GwodQPwA2w

An organisation supporting women as social entrepreneurs

http://socialbiz.eu/european-examples/

Examples of European Social Enterprises (Social Enterprising Europe)

http://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/social-economy/enterprises_en

EU overview of social enterprise (Social Economy in the EU) – supporting entrepreneurship and social enterprises in the EU.

http://www.embracecooperation.org.uk/our-work/social-enterprise-projects/young-social-enterprise-europe

Youth-led social enterprise supporting young people

https://www.britishcouncil.org/society/social-enterprise/news-events/action-plan-social-enterprise-europe

Link to Action Plan for social enterprise in Europe.

www.positive-generation.be

Belgian social entrepreneurs network

http://europetomorrow.org/social-innovation-uk/

Social innovation in UK

 


USEFUL IN UK

Body for social enterprise:
www.socialenterprise.org.uk UK

Scottish social enterprise organisation
www.socialenterprisecotland.org.uk

Social enterprise accreditation authority
www.socialenterprisemark.org.uk

UK National Agency
www.britishcouncil.org

Crowdfunding platform
www.startsomegood.com

Advice for social enterprise
www.thirdsector.co.uk/social-enterprise

Social enterprise network
www.sentogether.net

Social enterprise learning programmes
https://www.futurelearn.com

International network for social enterprise
www.gsen_global/

Non-profit media organisation
www.thestoryexchange.org/goodontheground

Global social enterprise
www.globalgoodfund.org

Investment for social enterprise
https://www.clearlyso.com

Alternative investment
https://www.investshift.com/list-of-social-enterprises

Promoting the social market
www.socialsaturday.org.uk

SBSP based in Manchester
https://www.gmcvo.org.uk

Social business North West England
www.senw.org.uk/about-senw/partners

Manchester third sector network
https://manchestercommunitycentral.org

Social business dedicated to training
www.jericho.org.uk

 


 

USEFUL IN CYPRUS

One stop shop & point of single contact (psc)
http://www.businessincyprus.gov.cy/mcit/psc/psc.nsf/index_en/index_en?opendocument

 

Registrar of companies and official receiver
http://www.mcit.gov.cy/mcit/drcor/drcor.nsf/index_en/index_en

 

Funding programmes
http://www.fundingprogrammesportal.gov.cy/easyconsole.cfm/page/prog/prog_id/2979/lang/en

 

Department of Labour – Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance.
http://www.mlsi.gov.cy/mlsi/dl/dl.nsf/dmlprofessions_en/dmlprofessions_en?OpenDocument

 

USEFUL IN GERMANY

Job platforms:

The Changer www.Thechanger.com

Talents4good http://www.talents4good.org

Good impact http://goodimpact.org/jobs

 

Business support:

The Changer www.Thechanger.com

Betterplace Lab http://www.betterplace-lab.org/

 

Facilitators of learning and exchange platforms for social enterprises, networks, associations, incubators:

Ashoka http://germany.ashoka.org

Impact Hub www.impacthub.net

Social Impact http://socialimpact.eu

 

Institutions, civil society initiatives or other social enterprises promoting social entrepreneurship education and training, and presenting role models:

Social Entrepreneurship Akademie http://www.seakademie.de

Tbd* (collecting events from different providers) https://www.tbd.community/de/events

Good impact (collecting events from different providers) http://goodimpact.org/events

 

Key providers of finance:

Crowdfunding platform Betterplace www.betterplace.de

Crowdfunding platform Startnetxt www.startnext.de

For more information on Funding see http://onlineincubator.eu/english-online-incubator/funding-and-financing-for-social-businesses/de/

 


USEFUL IN TURKEY
1-http://www.sosyalgirisim.org/
2-http://www.tusev.org.tr/tr
3-http://www.sogla.org/
4-http://ashokaturkiye.org/tr/anasayfa
5-http://www.sosyalinovasyonmerkezi.com.tr/
6-http://misface.com/
7-http://www.galatabusinessangels.com/
8-https://kusif.ku.edu.tr/tr
9-http://impacthubist.net/?lang=tr

 


USEFUL IN LITHUANIA

USEFUL IN LITHUANIA

A map of social enterprises and their eco-systems in Europe: Country Report: Lithuania. European Commission, 2014: http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?docId=12994&langId=en

 Comparative Analysis of the Regulatory Framework for Social Enterprises. European Center for Not‐for‐Profit Law, 2015: http://ecnl.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/ECNL-Comparative-analysis-on-regulation-of-SE-Eng-2015.pdf

Social Enterprise in Europe Developing Legal Systems which Support Social Enterprise Growth. European Social Enterprise Law Association, 2015:  https://esela.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/legal_mapping_publication_051015_web.pdf

REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA LAW ON SOCIAL ENTERPRISES, 1 June 2004  No IX-2251:m https://e-seimas.lrs.lt/rs/legalact/TAD/TAIS.312453/format/MSO2003_DOC

Official site of Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania.  All actual information about strategical and legal documents for development of Social business: http://ukmin.lrv.lt/lt/veiklos-sritys/verslo-aplinka/smulkiojo-ir-vidutinio-verslo-politika/socialinis-verslas

The site for all interested in social business and its environment in Lithuania. Learn more about the social business environment in Lithuania: http://www.socialinisverslas.lt/

Enterprise Lithuania is a non-profit agency under Ministry of Economy established to promote entrepreneurship, support business development and foster export. The team at Enterprise Lithuania is a reliable adviser and assistant for start, growth and export of national businesses with focus on SME’s: https://www.verslilietuva.lt/

Guide of social business – tutorial how to start and develop social enterprise: https://ukmin.lrv.lt/uploads/ukmin/documents/files/SVV/Socialinio%20verslo%20gidas_2016(05-25).pdf

To ensure the growth of the scale of services provided by INVEGA through the application of innovative and effective financing models and instruments designed to provide financial and other services to businesses. INVEGA manages financial instruments designed to help with starting up or expanding a small or medium-sized business, i.e. soft loans, loan guarantees, interest rate subsidies, and support for the first job: http://invega.lt/lt/