ASCEP: Landscape of Social Enterprises in Singapore


June 9, 2014

seconversationThe buzz around social enterprises in Singapore is growing louder and more insistent. Yet one does not have to scratch too far beneath the surface of this energy and enthusiasm to realise that there is little consensus even amongst the most ardentsupporters on what the primary characteristics of an organisation that calls itself a social enterprise are or should be. In this study, the authors explore the diverse landscape and eco-system that have developed since the first known socialenterprises appeared in Singapore almost 90 years ago.The study sheds light on the core principles underpinning a social enterprise and presents the challenges and opportunities facing the sector in Singapore.For more information, please access this link.