Social enterprises are entering a new phase of consolidation after overcoming various challenges over the last 10 years in their efforts to foster sustainable local development, help create local wealth and jobs, and fight social exclusion. This book contains recommendations for national and local policy makers and presents a set of international best practices based on new legislation that has been enacted, novel frontiers that have opened up, and support and financial tools that have been developed.
Table of contents:
Executive Summary Chapter 1. New Frontiers in the Legal Structure and Legislation of Social Enterprises in Europe: A Comparative Analysis by Fabrizio Cafaggi and Paola Iamiceli Chapter 2. Social Enterprises in OECD Member Countries: What are the Financial Streams? by Marguerite Mendell, and Rocío Nogales Chapter 3. Networks as Support Structures for Social Enterprises by Dorotea Danielle, Toby Johnson, and Flaviano Zandonai Chapter 4. Social Enterprises and Local Economic Development by Carlo Borzaga and Ermano Tortia Chapter 5. Solidarity Co-operatives (Quebec, Canada): How Social Enterprises Can Combine Social and Economic Goals by Jean-Pierre Girard with Genevieve Langlois