Social Enterprise Report examines impacts of employment creation on disadvantage

The Westpac Foundation and the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne have released a report examining how employment helps reduce social disadvantage and the important role of social enterprises focused on employment creation. The report, entitled ‘Social Enterprise – A people centred approach to employment services’, also identifies gaps in evidence that may be limiting policy, practice and effective philanthropy.The report finds that the effectiveness of the employment-focused social enterprise model in Australia could be enhanced by:

The report also finds that employment-focused social enterprises enable quality employment outcomes for socially disadvantaged individuals through:

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