In Spotting Trends


Report on the future of SE in Europe in 2020


Intermediary Org: British Council

Year: 2014


It is 2013 and social enterprise has become a small but integral part of the world’s economy. Its influence and impact grows year by year. There are many factors that shape its development: economic conditions, social and environmental challenges, government policies, technology and investment, to name but a few.

The question is, how will social enterprise respond to these influences over the next few years – what might social enterprise look like by the year 2020? This brief paper is one attempt to answer that question.