Who’s involved

This manifesto was produced by Hackney Co-operative Developments CIC on behalf of the Hackney Social Enterprise Place Partnership (Bootstrap Company, Hackney Council, Hackney Co-operative Developments CIC, Hackney CVS, Hackney Roots, Loughborough University London, Renaisi, Shoreditch Trust, UBS, Urban MBA and UnLtd). Huge thanks to Create Jobs for the design work.

Not part of a social enterprise? Support the movement by doing three things:

  1. Buy social - click here to find a directory of social enterprises where you can buy goods & services
  2. Volunteer for a social enterprise - whether you have one day or three months there may be an opportunity for you, contact socialenterprise@hcd.coop
  3. Start your own social enterprise! Contact socialenterprise@hcd.coop for a list of Social Enterprise Support and Networking event providers.


Click on the aims to see who has commited to supporting the manifesto, then click on individual organisations to read their commitments:

  • A. Promote Awareness & Understanding of Social Enterprise in the Borough
  • B. Build Capacity and Reach within the Social Enterprise Sector
  • C. Provide a Platform of Resources and Support for Social Enterprises

The following organisations support this Manifesto:

ACT Logo
Allia Logo
Bahay Kubo Housing Association logo
Blume logo
Bootstrap logo
Breadwinners Logo
Carmen Logo
Centre 151 logo
Claudia Jones Organisation Logo
Co-operative College Logo
Co-operatives UK Logo
Core Clapton Logo
Counterpolitics Logo
Find a Balance Logo
Glow Logo
Green Shools Project Logo
Hack Play Logo
Hackney CVS Logo
Hackney CVS Logo
Hackney East London Tours Logo
Hackney Playbus Logo
Hackney Roots Logo
HCD Logo
HCT Logo
Heart of the City HOTC Logo
i'm logo
Inside Hackney Logo
Keep it Simple Logo
Liberation logo
Locality Logo
Loughborough University LU London
Made from Scratch Logo
Peter Bedford Housing Association PBHA Logo
Poolfresh Logo
Respace Logo
Restoration Station Logo
Ricol logo
Rural Handmade Logo
Shoreditch Trust Logo
Social Enterprise UK Logo
Social Starter Logo
Stars n Stripes Logo
Supernova Labs Logo
UBS Logo
UnLtd Logo
Urban MBA Logo