Social enterprises contribute to a smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. They play an important role in tackling social challenges by filling the gap in services of the public and private sector. ECNL has been promoting a more enabling environment for social entrepreneurship through research and technical assistance for several years. The concept is still relatively new outside of Europe. As part of its work, ECNL developed a briefer about the current regulatory trends of social entrepreneurship in Europe. The Briefer highlights examples from 12 countries diverse in size, economic development, and other characteristics. It was designed around pre-selected issues that are relevant to Jamaican stakeholders. The Briefer focuses on key models, their advantages and disadvantages, their intersection with the charitable status, registration and oversight. Read more here.