The insights in this report provide particular insights into young people and their views around alcohol culture and late night entertainment.
The briefing draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s education, art and social science research community to inform policy makers on opportunities and challenges for arts-based social enterprises (ASEs) in supporting the engagement, well-being, education and employment pathways of marginalised young people, while trading creative products...
This paper discusses how co-operatives and mutuals sit alongside contemporary definitions and accreditation processes for social enterprise and the alignment between the objectives of social enterprise policymakers and the purpose of co-operative and mutual enterprises. The case study section, provided as an appendix, includes important...
This report reveals the contrasting views employees of different types of firm have about their workplaces in terms of purpose, and the importance of ownership to these perceptions. Taking these results, the authors discuss why diverse forms of ownership are necessary to achieve the broader...
Over the last two decades, public health and health promotion strategies have increasingly recognised the importance of redressing the social determinants of health (SDOH) inequities. This study investigates the ways in which work integration social enterprises (WISE) affect the SDOH equity for young people in...
Improving health equity among young people: the role of social enterprise - an evidence and practice summary
Work integration social enterprises provide one mechanism for addressing the root causes of health inequity among young people. This guide summarises the ‘better-practice’ features, contexts and design of successful, youth-focused work integration social enterprises.
Mapping the impact of social enterprise on disadvantaged individuals and communities in Australia’s regional cities
This report aims to explore how social enterprises realise wellbeing. It is aimed at practitioners, and provides useful tools for understanding wellbeing in social enterprise contexts. Results are derived from four case studies of social enterprises in two regional cities in Australia.
Towards a co-operative state: securing the social and economic prosperity of South Australia through corporate diversity
The purpose of this report is to highlight the potential impact that social enterprise and co-operative organisations have on addressing some of the social and economic challenges facing South Australia.
This report provides suggests ways for cities to build better relationships with our natural assets through green infrastructure at the same time as fostering stronger, more resilient communities.
This paper provides an overview of the current state of the UK social enterprise sector and some analysis on how the UK Government has helped facilate the growth of the sector.