Supporting global growth of social enterprise.

International Social Enterprise Observatory –
We support the growth of Scottish social enterprises internationally and enable inward expansion into Scotland’s social enterprise sector.

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Supporting global growth of social enterprise

Our Services

Expanding beyond Scotland

Are you an international social enterprise that wants to explore the expansion of your enterprise into Scotland? Get in touch and find out how we can help

Expanding into Scotland

Are you an international social enterprise that wants to locate in Scotland? Get in touch.

Social Enterprise Study Visits

Do you want to visit Scotland to find out more about why Scotland’s rich social enterprise ecosystem makes us one of the world leaders for social enterprise development?

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Sparking Ideas and Relationships to Progress Sweden’s Social Enterprise Movement

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6 Factors That Contributed to the Success of Hey Girls’ Ambitious Expansion in Australia.

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Reflecting on Social Enterprise World Forum 2023: Key Learnings for Advancing Social Enterprise Globally

Upcoming Events

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Resourcing Early-Stage Social Enterprises: Insights from The Ventures Lab


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