Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is working with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and other anchor institutions to grow ‘enterprisingly social’ businesses in Greater Manchester, which trade with the primary aim of making a positive difference in our communities.

The businesses could be privately owned, cooperatives, charities, voluntary sector organisations, in fact almost any type of business which is wholly or partly committed to delivering social value. Together, these organisations have the potential to empower and transform the communities in which they operate.

In Greater Manchester there are thousands of these social enterprise organisations who are all doing great work in supporting their local communities, going above and beyond their everyday business operations. As consumers, we all have a choice to buy goods and services from social enterprises and consequently help contribute to making a real difference to our region.

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