• Get assessed

    Prove your social value and verify your social enterprise credentials. Begin the certification process…

  • Find a certified social enterprise

    We connect you with businesses who deliver proven social value to people and planet.  As certified social enterprises, we have assessed and verified that their profits are used for a purpose, rather than for shareholders.

‘Social enterprise means to me …’

Eden Project’s Sir Tim Smit, Big Issue’s Nigel Kershaw and many more Mark Holders explain what social enterprise means to them

Why get the Social Enterprise Mark

Why get the Social Enterprise Mark?

The Social Enterprise Mark validates and differentiates your business as a genuine social enterprise from private sector competition through the robust, independent assessment process.

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prove social enterprise status and credentials

Can you prove you’re a social enterprise?

Find out if you qualify against the criteria agreed by the social enterprise sector.

You can see case studies of social enterprises.

Or you can send us an enquiry

Certification Panel

What is social enterprise certification?

The robust assessment process determines if a business can genuinely identify itself as a social enterprise.

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What is a Social Enterprise?
Public Services (Social Value) Act
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Markholder News & Events

Read all the latest updates from certified social enterprises

  • Events via the Social Enterprise Mark

News from the Social Enterprise Mark

Promoting awareness and growing opportunities for social enterprise ideas

Lucy Findlay, Managing Director of the Social Enterprise Mark

Lucy Findlay’s blog – latest views on issues affecting certified social enterprises

Lucy is Managing Director of the Social Enterprise Mark Company

thought-leadership from certified social enterprises

Guest blog – expert advice from Mark holders

Learn from the best – certified social enterprise leaders share their views and news