• 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 for 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

Benefits of Social Enterprise Mark

Why get the Social Enterprise Mark?

The Social Enterprise Mark proves when a social enterprise is creating social value verified by annual, independent assessment and certification. It is for organisations committed to genuine social enterprise principles which want to safeguard their integrity. Read more

Can you prove you’re a social enterprise?

Find out if you meet the social enterprise definition and 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

What is social enterprise certification?

It is independent annual assessment, backed-up by the Certification Panel, to determine if a business meets the standard for social enterprise. It is the pathway to becoming a more effective social enterprise.

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

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News from the Social Enterprise Mark

Promoting awareness and growing opportunities for social enterprise ideas