Beacon4Life CIC is the social enterprise trading arm of Beacon Centre supporting people with visual impairment and preventing sight loss in the West Midlands. Beacon Opticians + is the first accredited social enterprise opticians in the country, which means that all profits are gifted back to the Beacon Centre charity to Read more [...]
CLARITY was established in 1854 and has been providing employment for blind and disabled people for over 160 years. This employment enables CLARITY staff to develop their independence, build their confidence and play a full part in society through fulfilling and valuable employment. At present, it is often very difficult Read more [...]
Compass Project a not-for-profit social enterprise founded and operated entirely by people with a history of drug/alcohol dependency and offending backgrounds. Completely changing ones life is something that takes enormous courage and heart. We are proud to be in recovery and want others to find the same joy. We raise the Read more [...]
Dizzy (Retail) CIC is a Community Interest Company. We are a Social Enterprise, whose object is to raise awareness of diabetes in the Arun area and community as well as improve the lives of those touched by diabetes. We can only fulfil our objectives by understanding and working with the Read more [...]
Emmaus Cambridge is a charity which provides home and work for previously homeless people by collecting peoples’ surplus goods and selling them in our warehouse just to the north of Cambridge. The residents (called Companions) volunteer their time in the business in return for all of their accommodation needs and Read more [...]
GroCycle is a project launched by Fungi Futures CIC, an innovative social enterprise based in Devon, UK. We have been growing Oyster mushrooms from waste coffee grounds since 2011, and are still hugely inspired by the scale of the opportunity. Our aim is to keep coffee waste out of landfill Read more [...]
HiSbe is a new type of supermarket, with a social enterprise model that serves the interests of people and communities. Here are some of the ways that we’re different: HiSbe runs on a social enterprise model that puts happiness before profits. Instead of maximising short-term profit, like big supermarkets, we Read more [...]
Our primary aim is the relief of poverty with particular focus to homeless people or those in some form of housing crisis through the provision of quality used furniture, appliances and household items to people regardless of circumstance. We also provide training, work experience and volunteering opportunities. We benefit the Read more [...]
At the heart of The Factory is an up-cycling retail warehouse selling everything from a spare gear lever for your bike through to pallet wood furniture and everything in between. Also based at The Factory is: New Leaf Training: providing accredited qualifications including Painting and Decorating and Carpentry and Joinery. Read more [...]
SOFA Project Bristol was founded in 1982 as the ‘Shifting Old Furniture Around Project’. What started as one man and a van has now grown to a large shop supported by 8 lorries and vans, a workshop, two warehouses and 20 staff collecting and delivering all over the Avon area. Read more [...]
Start Creative is the commercial arm of Start in Salford. The people who work with us are highly trained individuals, all of whom benefit in some way from the creative process that goes into making our products. What’s more, every penny we make goes back into the charity to help Read more [...]
Social Enterprise Mark CIC exists to recognise and build the capabilities of social enterprises as competitive, sustainable businesses, dedicated to maximising social impact above shareholder profit.
We are committed to ensuring the social enterprise business model remains ethical, credible and commercial through accreditation.
The Social Enterprise Mark is the only internationally available social enterprise accreditation, enabling credible social enterprises to demonstrate their commitment to creating benefits for people and the planet.
The Social Enterprise Gold Mark offers enhanced accreditation and is the route to social enterprise excellence.