In European Social Enterprise Monitor, EU Policy


Intermediary Org: European Commission


The year 2020, which lies behind us, presented us as individuals and as a society with many difficult obstacles. It was a year of sacrifices and losses. Still, it was also a year of new opportunities. One thing was impressively clear to us: As a society, we are globally dependent on each other when it comes to this
solve social, ecological and economic challenges.


“While many German social entrepreneurs were hit hard by the Corona crisis and its restrictions, others found an opportunity in it to become active with their innovative solutions. Last but not least, the federal government’s # WirVsVirus hackathon, in which more than 28,000 people worked together on over 1,500 ideas against the effects of the corona crisis, showed the potential that social entrepreneurship can develop, especially in times of social crises…”