The entrepreneurship that I am going to describe to you is part of the Fourth economic sector: social entrepreneurship. Being an entrepreneur is not easy, being a social entrepreneur is even less so. But as you all already know, being an entrepreneur is not chosen, it is printed on the genetic map. Exactly the same thing happens when one decides to carry out a social enterprise, which is when you realize that you like to embark on projects (entrepreneur), generate wealth (entrepreneur), and reverse that wealth in social aspects. Unfortunately in Spain (and in Europe), there is no regulation of this sector, and the most that the social entrepreneur can aspire to is to fit into legal figures of the.
Third sector or non-profit sector (Associations, foundations, cooperatives...). Therefore, when you choose the legal form that best suits your venture within NGOs, you come across “Ah! You are an NGO, you do things for free”… and this is the reason Industry Email List that has prompted me to write this article: introduce you ONGD, a social enterprise that generates wealth obtaining a triple benefit: Economic benefit, environmental benefit and social benefit. social entrepreneurship This is the new economic model that we have to follow: “The economy of values”.
A venture cannot be considered without taking into account only its economic sustainability, but also what environmental impact it is generating, and above all on who the value generated by the venture reverts, must also be taken into account. With this explanation about social entrepreneurship, I do not think that many “classic” entrepreneurs have dared to delve into the subject, so we are going to give some examples of what we at RastroSolidario have managed to implement in two years: Solidarity second hand: Portal of announcements of 2nd hand articles in which a minimum of 10% goes to the NGO of your choice. More than 40 NGOs are registered, including some as large as Doctors Without Borders, Sonrisas de Bombay or Fundación Vicente Ferrer.