Social enterprises are long-standing agents of inclusive growth and democratisation
of the economic and social spheres, and they have proved resilient to economic adversity
all the while addressing socio-economic challenges in innovative ways, re-integrating
people back to the labour market, and contributing to overall social cohesion. This
compendium derives policy lessons for boosting social enterprises from the analysis
of 20 initiatives in several EU member-countries, covering a range of policy areas
from legal frameworks, finance, market access, and support structures, to education
In this video, Antonella Noya (Head of Unit Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation at the OECD) presents the main policy messages on how to support social economy and social enterprise development.