Social mission Description of SE Products or services sold
Emerge Recycling Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education Sited on New Smithfield Market in Openshaw, we are a leading social enterprise pioneer in recycling in Greater Manchester. EMERGE has been at the front line of sustainability practice for over two decades; all its operations having at their core carbon emission reduction, resource efficiency and social benevolence. EMERGE provides a range of unique, customised and flexible options to meet your business needs. As well as enabling your company to be fully compliant with environmental and data-protection legislation, by using EMERGE you can rest assured that we recycle to the max whilst helping you reduce waste and attendant disposal costs. Additionally, we can assist your CSR goals by adding value through our charitable works. We specialise in confidential waste disposal, having the British Standard for confidential data handling. We're also members of the BSIA so you can rest assured your data will be handled correctly. We collect pretty much everything you might want to dispose of; we can even empty the bins in your office so that you don’t have to! Alternatively we will collect your waste materials from a central location; please talk to us to help you identify the options which best suit your company’s needs. Materials we collect for recycling (or reuse where possible): - Paper - Cardboard - Confidential waste for secure shredding - Metal - Plastic bottles (and some other plastics, like film) - Fluorescent light bulbs - Redundant IT & Electrical Equipment – we can also offer secure destruction for computer waste - Batteries - CDs and Mobile phones - Glass - Printer toner cartridges (excluding photocopier and Xerox cartridges) - Wood waste from construction sites We also provide services for: - Residual waste - Food waste
Emmaus Salford Employment, training and education, Housing and local facilities We are a Salford charity that provides homeless people with a home, work and companionship. We also run a social supermarket providing food to low income Salford opportunity to progress. Emmaus Salford is working towards self-sufficiency. The majority of our income is raised via our three Salford charity shops which sell a wide range of donated furniture, household items, electrical items, clothes, books, entertainment and bric-a-brac. Alongside our charity shops we also run Lucie’s Pantry social supermarket and a School Uniform Hub. These two additional social enterprises are run by companions and benefit Salford residents who face financial hardship and may be at risk of homelessness themselves.
Enactus UK (Manchester & Salford) 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... University of Manchester and Salford University are both partners, both with their own individual projects which sell a range of products ranging from food, candles, cards to consultancy and marketing services.
Ethical Education Enterprise CIC Employment, training and education The Ethical Education Enterprise CIC was established to provide high quality and meaningful training to people in the local communities of the Greater Manchester area. Here at Ethical Education, we pride ourselves on creating a learning environment that offers each student an individual pathway. Working with local organisations, we support staff to develop their skills through... Various workplace training courses ranging from introductions to Level 3 qualifications, such as Safeguarding and Food Safety (besides others).
EWG - Emotional Wellbeing Group Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being We are a not for profit organisation offering free counselling to members of the community across the North West. we run an online drop-in service via live chat where individuals can talk with a counsellor instantly.

Using EWG chat is completely free of charge and is open to anyone who is struggling due to the affects of the Covid-19 situation - whether this is in their...
We offer free counselling
Fabric CIC Citizenship and community, Housing and local facilities Fabric develop community cohousing projects that are co-designed by the residents. We're a not-for-profit Community Interest Company facilitating/designing/developing housing projects in urban and rural settings throughout the UK with a specific focus to allow them to be co-designed by the residents, ensuring they are affordable and sustainable.

Our projects also promote...
Housing project design and development services. Our projects provide community-focused, affordable, ethical and sustainable homes on a much wider scale, and much faster, reducing the conventional route of delivering community-led projects from an average of 5 years to potentially just 1 year.
Fair Tax Foundation Citizenship and community We operate as a not-for-profit social enterprise and believe that companies paying tax responsibly should be celebrated, and any race to the bottom resisted.

Tax matters. It helps to fund vital public goods and services from education, health and social care, to flood defence, roads, policing and defence.
The Fair Tax Mark certification scheme was launched in February 2014...
The Fair Tax Mark certification scheme - a national accreditation scheme for business. Launched in February 2014, it seeks to encourage and recognise organisations that pay the right amount of corporation tax at the right time and in the right place. It’s the only scheme of its kind in the UK, bridging the gap between corporate responsibility and the wider tax justice movement.
Fairfield Recycling Conservation of the natural environment, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action Fairfield Recycling (originally called Fairfield Materials Management) was formed in 2003, creating the UK’s first sustainable waste management system on a wholesale market. We were established with support from the European Union, WRAP and a loan from the Adventure Capital Fund (now known as the Social Investment Business). We are now Greater Manchester’s largest and most... We provide waste management services, from waste audits and feasibility studies to implementation strategies to physically managing customer materials and recycling their waste. We recycle waste from the food & drink sector, retail and leisure industry and the public sector, and are experts in dealing with "hard-to-recycle" waste. We have a proven track record of recycling all types of plastics (from plastic film to hard plastics); food waste – be that fruit & veg waste, tea bags, brewery waste; wood in the form of pallets and construction waste; polystyrene; green waste and trees (e.g. Christmas trees) and obviously paper and cardboard.
Feelgood Communities CIC Citizenship and community, Mental health and well-being We provide community development and well-being opportunities to improve health and happiness through laughter and creativity - Laughter Therapy and related workshops (seminars, training, icebreakers) - Inspirational speakers - Yoga breathing and stress reduction - Performance poetry, creative writing and playwriting - Activities for all ages including primary schools and older people
First Step Trust - SMaRT Garage Services Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being SMaRT (Socially Minded and Responsible Trading) Garage Services provide on the job training within the garage environment. Workforce get the opportunity to work on customer vehicles and learn the basics of motor mechanics. Other opportunities with SMaRT include customer service, finance and administration and parts ordering.

SMaRT Garage is run by First Step Trust - a charity...
SMaRT garage services provides MOT testing and vehicle repair and servicing. Fully qualified technicians with many years experience staff our garages and we take pride in our standards of workmanship. Working with both commercial and private customers and using the latest in automotive equipment SMaRT offers MOT testing for class 4, 5 & 7 vehicles as well as mechanical repairs and servicing to all makes and models, including work on brakes, tyres, clutches, steering, suspension and engine diagnostics.
Fit Over Fifty Mental health and well-being, Physical health We are a not for profit Social Enterprise based in Stalybridge (Tameside) providing services to older people. The aim of our organisation is to provide activities to the over 50s in order to help improve health and well being, overcome isolation and let you stay independent for as long as possible. Assisted shopping service, we can shop for you, companion service, domestic support, exercise classes with social gatherings and a chaperone service for the over fifties
Fix It (UK) Ltd Employment, training and education A Wigan based charity working with young people in helping them gain life-skills and work experience through supervised motor vehicle maintenance and training.

By working closely with a wide range of educational settings Fix It (UK) has developed a training and personal development programme that helps young people to find a place where they fit, something they are good at...
We provide motor vehicle-related services such as MOT, car servicing and repairs using our well-equipped community garage.
Flourish - Wellbeing Solutions Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being We deliver training to schools to support children's mental health and to create confident staff who can respond appropriately to benefit everyone's wellbeing Accredited Trauma Informed Schools and Child Mental Health First Aid (England) training
Flourish Together CIC Employment, training and education, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action We are a pay it forward consultancy providing specialist social enterprise support and carrying out training and policy research. Whilst we work with all kinds of VCSE organisations, across sectors and a diverse range of individuals, we reinvest surpluses in supporting women changemakers to Flourish across Greater Manchester and the wider North West. We do this through monthly... Consultancy services in all aspects of social business planning, bid writing, social value measurement, community event management and conferences. We support people with their business modeling, income generation strategies and preparing for as well as managing growth. Some of our events are ticketed however we aim to make our events free at the point of access or at subsidised rates to ensure startup and scale up social enterprises/VCSE organisations and their teams don't have barriers to attend. Additionally we are contracted to carry out social enterprise support programmes, employability and skills development initiatives, community consultation and social research to shape and influence service and policy redesign.
Forest Frontiers CIC Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being Forest Frontiers C.I.C is aimed at increasing inclusivity of Forest School and nature-based services to the local communities and it’s families, developing and improving mental health, well-being and outcomes for children, and their families. Forest School Sessions
Frameworks Social Enterprise CIC Employment, training and education Frameworks Social Enterprise CIC is a company that exists to provide routes into the Construction Industry for disadvantaged individuals and priority groups within society. We aim to build long term relationships with clients and community support networks to provide a platform for sustainable employment opportunities. Our existing close relationships with the construction... Construction related Health & Safety Training
Fresh Beleaf Integrity CIC Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action Bespoke Consultancy and Networking in Environmental, Cultural and Social Education Fresh Beleaf is a Social Enterprise, committed to working in deprived areas to help improve lives, promote environmental and arts education, create safe spaces where skills can be explored and confidence flourishes. We also seek to reduce isolation, create jobs, improve health and wellbeing and strengthen women and children in our community.
FRESHRB CIC Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being Freshrb CIC is a video production social enterprise based in Manchester that primarily offers creative video production solutions to raise health themes, whilst running digital media production and expressive arts workshops with young people and individuals with life limiting/long term conditions.

These workshops are purposefully designed to bridge research with engagement,...
- Video production workshops - Creative Media and Expressive Arts Workshops - Creative video production - Corporate video - Creative content - Brand promo
Friends of Victoria Park, Stretford Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Income and financial inclusion, Mental health and well-being, Physical health, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action The Friends of Victoria Park, Stretford are a diverse group of local residents who love our park and meet regularly to plan improvements and community events in the park. We run the park café and community building, besides a range of park activities and wellbeing sessions. Refreshments at The Tea Room (currently under construction!) The Tea Room will be a safe haven for everyone, providing breakfast, light bites and evening meals everyday from 8am-9pm and will be catering for all ages, dietary requirements and intolerances. We will also be offering a take away and delivery service. It will also offer a package for event catering. We will strive to be plastic free and environmentally friendly and will use locally sourced, seasonal produce from the best local suppliers. Occasionally even incorporating food produced from our own park gardens and grown by our volunteers. We also offer a range of park activities and wellbeing sessions (see website for full details).
Future Directions CIC Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Housing and local facilities, Mental health and well-being, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action We are a social care provider providing support to vulnerable adults We provide a wide range of services which include supported living, residential and outreach