Alfred Vernis (@alfredvernis) Instituto de Innovación Social de ESADE Business and Law School.
Over the last few years, the Momentum Project has supported numerous companies that create “jobs with a social impact”, offering work to especially vulnerable groups of people. And, surprisingly, these Momentum companies have continued to create jobs despite the ongoing economic crisis. For this reason, we would like to share a few reflections with you.
First, we need to better assess the role that these companies play in building “sustainable communities” as well as in contributing to society’s wellbeing. Social enterprises take care of people and make them the focus of their actions. How these social enterprises are managed and how they work with people provide abundant guidance and recommendations for the future. Read the rest of this entry »