Social Enterprise World Forum 2017

The Social Enterprise World Forum is an international event for social enterprises from all over the world to come together, share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future. The event attracts social enterprise practitioners, social entrepreneurs, policymakers, community leaders, investors, activists, academics and more from all across the globe.

Social enterprise plays an important role in building healthy communities – they reduce poverty, build food systems, celebrate diversity, promote Indigenous culture, meet health needs, create employment opportunities for those with barriers, deliver community-owned energy and address environmental issues, economic inequality and social exclusion. If you concerned with similar issues, and are using business models to re-build communities, then SEWF is an opportunity to find wisdom, inspiration and support in your endeavours.

We use our worldwide forum to provide the tools to enhance your knowledge and skills, build a supportive public policy environment, and create a generous network of collaboration and sharing. We examine transferrable strategies, systems and models that have worked in the past, while also turning toward the future to explore emerging market opportunities in the long-term.

Social enterprise is our tool to build healthy communities and vibrant local economies – and SEWF is the global platform to share your story, learn from others and celebrate progress together.

David LePage
Chairman, SEWF C.I.C Board.