Wednesday 24th February, 1pm

Watch the webinar recording below:

The importance of ‘Place’ has been is at the heart of discussions about how we build a fairer and more sustainable economy. Communities have come together to support each other through the COVID-19 pandemic and there has been an awareness for some time of the importance of place-based solutions to deal with rising inequalities and the climate emergency. What role however is there for social enterprises in transforming local economies in a way that benefits communities and reduces inequality?

We’re delighted to be joined by Gareth Hart from the Plymouth Social Enterprise Network and Jodie Marshall from the Sheffield Social Enterprise Network for a discussion on how social enterprises are driving change at a local level. Both Plymouth and Sheffield are accredited Social Enterprise Places, recognised as hotspots of social enterprise activity and the discussion will look at the impact social enterprises are having in these two cities, the broader importance of place-based solutions and also the challenges in creating economies which have social enterprises at their heart.

We’ll also be joined by SEUK’s Liz Minns who heads up our Social Enterprise Places Network and will be speaking about how you can get involved.