Policy paper

G8 factsheet: social investment and social enterprise

This factsheet accompanies the Social Impact Investment Conference on 6 June 2013 which is part of the UK's agenda for its Presidency of G8.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



Social investment provides capital which gives social sector organisations the capacity to deliver returns which may be social, financial or both.

Meanwhile, social enterprises create jobs and offer employment opportunities to excluded groups.

Published 3 June 2013