A better Nova Scotia through social enterprise.
To advocate for and build a social enterprise sector that contributes to the social, cultural, environmental, and economic well-being of Nova Scotia.
How Social Enterprise Enhances Nova Scotia
Community Vitality: Social enterprise fosters strong, active and inclusive relationships between residents, the private sector, public sector and social enterprise organizations.
Education: Social enterprises enhance literacy and other skill levels among Nova Scotians, particularly among Nova Scotians with barriers to employment.
Healthy Population: Social enterprises enhance the physical, mental and social well-being of Nova Scotians.
Living Standards: Social enterprises result in increased job, food and housing security and a stronger, shared and more forward-looking social safety net.
What is Social Enterprise?
A social enterprise is a business or organization operated for the purpose of addressing social, cultural or environmental challenges. The majority of profits and surpluses are reinvested to support community needs.