WOW – Women Of Wonderment is my way of celebrating the WISE100 list of the most inspiring and influential women in social enterprise, impact investment and social innovation. By Heidi Fisher
Melanie was previously the Chief Executive of Social Enterprise West Midlands (SEWM) CIC and led the organisation from a publicly funded project to a sustainable social enterprise through four years of trading and growth.
Social enterprises are businesses that have a social or environmental purpose. This means that they reinvest any surpluses they make back into the business in order to deliver more of their social or environmental purpose.
You asked, so I’ll answer – What’s the difference between a CIC (Community Interest Company) and a charity? CICs (Community Interest Companies) and charities are both legal structures that can […]
The phrase social enterprise refers to the way in which you operate and run your business or organisation. So as a social enterprise you have a social or environmental purpose at the heart of your business and reinvest profits to do more good work.