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addaword.gifdefinition of social enterprise

noun
(also social business)
a business whose main purpose is to improve society, increase sustainability etc rather than simply make a profit
The UK is a world-leader in this movement, with around 70,000 social enterprises employing more than a million people and responsible for more than 5% of our GDP.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 05/06/2013 15:53:00
Definition of social enterprise from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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