“Social enterprises are businesses operated by non-profits with the dual purpose of generating income by selling a product or service in the marketplace and creating a social, environmental or cultural value…”
– Enterprising Non-Profits
Like many non-profit organizations, STAR had to learn about the intricacies of establishing a social enterprise while respecting its parent organization, BEST, and complimenting its work.
STAR hopes to help other agencies establish their social enterprise ride program by providing some insight available in the documents below.
Social Enterprise Basics
Relationship of Social Enterprise to Parent Organization
Steps to Your Sustainable Transportation Program
If you would like to learn more about Social Enterprises in British Columbia click here.