About Social Enterprise FAQs 3. What does Social Enterprise UK do? We are the national body for social enterprise. Together with our members we are the voice for social enterprise. Working with our members, we: Raise awareness of social enterprise and what it can achieve through the media and campaigning. Influence politicians across the spectrum to generate support for social enterprise and push social enterprise up the policy agenda. Organise the annual Social Enterprise Awards, the most prestigious awards in the sector. Run a number of programmes, including Social Enterprise Places, which recognises social enterprise towns, cities and villages in the UK. Lead the Buy Social Corporate Challenge which is working with big businesses who are collectively aiming to spend £1bn with social enterprises by 2020. We also work with private sector organisations who want to explore or consolidate their position in the growing social enterprise market.