OUR VISION

A better Nova Scotia through social enterprise.

OUR MISSION

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.

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Cathy Deagle-Gammon - President
Norman Greenburg - Vice President
Julie MacLean - Treasurer
Sheena Russell
Marc Almon
Liam O’Rourke
Tanya Andrews
Mike Townsend