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Scotland's Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-2026

Published: 14 Dec 2016
Part of:
Communities and third sector, Economy

A ten-year, national social enterprise strategy, which sets out our shared ambitions for social enterprise in Scotland, jointly developed with the sector.

52 page PDF


52 page PDF


Scotland's Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-2026

52 page PDF



1 Social Enterprise in Scotland: Census 2015

2 Building a New Economy: Scotland's Vision for Social Enterprise 2025

3 Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprises

4 Social Enterprise in Scotland: Census 2015

5 Scottish Government, Scotland's Economic Strategy, March 2015 /publications/scotlands-economic-strategy/

6 Scottish Government, Working Together for a Fairer Scotland; Scottish Government Response to the Working Together Review, August 2015


8 See for more

9 See: Scottish Government, Achieving our Potential, (2008),; Scottish Government, Equally Well, (2008),; Scottish Government, Early Years Framework (2009),

10 Scottish Government, Scotland's Labour Market Strategy, August 2016 /publications/scotlands-labour-market-strategy/

11 See Scotland's National Action Plan for Human Rights ( SNAP)

12 Scottish Government, Fairer Scotland Action Plan, October 2016 /publications/fairer-scotland-action-plan/

13 Scottish Government, Scotland Can Do Action Framework, April 2014 /publications/scotland-action-framework-building-vision-become-world-leading-entrepreneurial-innovative/

14 Scottish Government, Developing the Young Workforce: Scotland's Youth Employment Strategy, December 2014 /publications/developing-young-workforce-scotlands-youth-employment-strategy/

15 Scottish Government, Making Things Last: A Circular Economy Strategy for Scotland, February 2016

16 Scottish Government, Report On The Future Delivery Of Public Services, June 2011 http://Www.Gov.Scot/publications/commission-future-delivery-public-services/

17 Scottish Government, Achieving a Sustainable Future: Regeneration Strategy, December 2011, /publications/achieving-sustainable-future-regeneration-strategy/

18 See

19 Scottish Government, Scotland's International Framework, March 2015

20 Scottish Government, Internationalising Social Enterprise: A Strategy for Scotland, 2016 /publications/internationalising-social-enterprise-strategy-scotland-september-2016/

21 See Scottish Government, International Development Policy (2008),; Scottish Government, Scotland's International Framework (2015),

22 Scottish Government, Global Scotland - Scotland's Trade and Investment Strategy 2016-2021, March 2016 /publications/global-scotland-scotlands-trade-investment-strategy-2016-2021/

23 Building a New Economy: Scotland's Vision for Social Enterprise 2025,

24 Local People Leading, A Vision for a Stronger Community Sector, March 2016