News / 3 May 2017

Giving back through social enterprise

SOCIAL enterprise may sound like something new, but this concept of businesses earning revenue to address social or environmental issues can actually be traced back to the 19th century. The term itself has been around since the 1960s.

Social enterprises are established by social entrepreneurs – individuals passionate about making a change in their targeted communities by turning innovative ideas into reality through long-term programmes that can help enhance social wellbeing, from education, rural development and many others.

 

By Sarawak Yes

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