In our fourth podcast, we outline why Social Enterprises are vital to economic growth and inclusion, especially for our local economies and communities. We are chatting about how social enterprises impact their communities and the social return on investment but also how customers are at the core. There are great, engaging stories to be told and social enterprises need to become more business savvy and more deliberate in their social impact and increasing the awareness and visibility of what they are doing. We discuss how creating effective partnerships and collaboration is a key step towards tackling these challenges in order to exchange knowledge and avoid inefficient overlapping.
Michelle Licciardi, Dublin South City Partnership on behalf of Social Enterprise Dublin
Adele O Connor, Project Coordinator at Doras Bui
Joy Corrigan, Arch Café, F2 Centre, D8
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Everyone would like to understand what social enterprises are, but not everyone has the time or patience to read through a bunch of articles and strategy documents. Join Social Innovator, Michelle Licciardi as she invites Dublin Social Enterprises to chat about what zeal inspired them to launch a social enterprise, the impact on their communities, challenges they face, what could help them thrive and most importantly, their stories. Discover why social enterprises are such key players in a more sustainable society.
Social Enterprise Dublin is calling on you to do business with social enterprises. These businesses reinvest profits back into communities, addressing unemployment, housing, disability, and sustainability. So Get Social Dublin! Partner volunteer, or buy from us and make a real difference! Dive into the feel good factor of our Social Enterprises and get your weekly update over 5 weeks with our Get Social Dublin – Invest In Your Community Podcast Series.
This project was approved by the government with support from the Dormant Accounts Fund