Kickstart – an exciting new job placement programme for young people.
Kickstart – creating exciting new job placement opportunities for young people.
What is Social Enterprise?
Social Enterprises are businesses that create a positive impact by reinvesting profits into their social or environmental aims. They trade for the common good addressing social needs, strengthening communities and helping to improve lives. They may also achieve their aims through training and employment opportunities.
Find out about what we got up to in 2020 in our 2021 Annual Report.
In March, 2019, the Council launched a Sustainable Procurement Strategy, putting sustainability at the heart of our procurement programme for…
The No One Left Behind Edinburgh’s Employer Recruitment Incentive (EERI) helps people of all ageswith the greatest barriers to employment…
Buy from Social Enterprises
Buying products or services from social enterprises creates a positive impact on the communities we live in. Social Enterprises reinvest their profits to address the most pressing issues, from homelessness and unemployment to mental health and environmental issues. To do this they deliver goods and services, from organic bread to kids play, canal boat rides and arts and crafts.
Looking for a specific service or facility? Click on an icon below to see Edinburgh Social Enterprises who could help you:
Training & Events
The ESEN AGM like many others will be held online using Zoom. One or two of our members will outline their year and the …January 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Help make Edinburgh more sustainable Last March, the Council launched a Sustainable Procurement Strategy, putting sustai…February 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Planning in uncertain times It’s hard to plan ahead when there is so much uncertainty at the present moment. Howev…February 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Social Enterprises operate right across Edinburgh and the rest of the country making and delivering an incredibly wide range of goods and services. Read about some of our members and the wide and varied work they do supporting communities, driving social change and just making a difference!
Become a member
The network exists to support the Social Enterprise community operating or based in the Edinburgh area. Along with fully fledged Social Enterprises we encompass Private and Public organisations with an interest in or who are actively supporting Social Enterprise.