Welcome to the GMSEN Social Enterprise Directory

This directory is designed to help customers find social enterprises in Greater Manchester that they can buy from or trade with. It is also intended to help individuals, businesses and organisations find social enterprises they may wish to support according to their social impact.

Social Enterprises can be searched by either key word, or you can use the sector and borough filters. This directory is focused on Greater Manchester and is free to register and use. You may also wish to use Social Enterprise UK’s Buy Social Directory which includes social enterprises from outside Greater Manchester.

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Social mission Description of SE Products or services sold
Embrace Resilience Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being, Physical health Provision of online learning on Resilience and Wellbeing for individuals, organisations and communities via a Wellbeing Ecosystem Online learning modules. Consultancy
Emerge Recycling Conservation of the natural environment A pioneering social business group, ‘parent’ EMERGE 3Rs is a registered charity with trading arm social enterprise EMERGE Recycling. We exist to promote the idea and practice of the real ‘3Rs’ of waste reduction, reuse and recycling, and the wider concepts of resource efficiency and sustainable consumption. Grown from a voluntary initiative in 1996, “East Manchester... recycling, confidential shredding and waste collections
Emmaus Salford Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Housing and local facilities A working community of formerly homeless and socially excluded people running shops selling donated and upcycled furniture and household goods. Furniture, clothing, records and DVDs, bric-a-brac, domestic hardware etc. We also run a Social Supermarket selling food at very low prices to persons in need.
Empowerment Training Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being Training on how to defeat bullying, harassment and discrimination Training workshop
Enactus UK Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action Our mission in the United Kingdom is to be recognised as a leader in developing a national network of socially-minded young leaders of the future who transform communities and society through real life social action and environmentally responsible enterprise
dedicated to creating a better world while developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and social...
None- Universities on board have individual projects which sell products ranging from food, candles, cards to consultancy and marketing services