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The 'Understanding Social Enterprise' Shows a Growing Industry

By: Jennifer Gosnell - Published: • References: awesome.good.is
The 'Understanding Social Enterprise' infographic is a great look at why social business is smart business decision on top of being a great moral investment. The definition of social business varies, but in this infographic it is defined as "for-profit organizations that aim to do well by doing good."

The sector of social enterprise is a full-steam ahead growing industry that has shown some remarkable results. As it currently stands, it is a $310 billion industry within the U.S alone, but stands to increase to $500 billion in the future. Worldwide, men are showing more social business stewardship, but this may be the result of areas where women are not able to play as active a role in areas of business. However, worldwide both genders are definitely working on expanding the area of social business according to the 'Understanding Social Enterprise' infographic.