What we do

At GSEN, we create the space for different organisations to come together and exchange ideas, resources & support

How we do it

The GSEN team brings together over 270 social enterprises (our full members) and organisations that support their work (our associate members).

We Support

  • We facilitate a safe space for members to connect, share resources, ideas and experiences.
  • We offer a platform for members to form partnerships and collaborations.
  • We provide information and signposting to specialist services.

We Promote

  • We provide an outlet for awareness raising of social enterprises, their products and services through our events and communication channels.
  • We engage and consult with social enterprises to ensure their views are represented at the appropriate levels, locally, nationally and internationally.

We Develop

  • We enable opportunities for trading between members, the community, public sector and private sector.
  • We provide and enable access to events and training.
  • We undertake research to influence strategic and policy development.

Our Team

The GSEN team brings together over 270 social enterprises (our full members) and organisations that support their work (our associate members)

Our Vision, Mission & Values

Our vision is for Glasgow to be the most successful and innovative centre of social enterprise in the world.

Our mission is to create an eco-system in this city where social enterprise will thrive.

Our Values

We will be member led, providing quality and reliable services.
We will encourage ambition and contribute to strengthening the social enterprise community.
We will work ethically, with honesty and empathy.

Find a social enterprise

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Our membership includes social enterprises of all sizes and stages of development, working across Glasgow with a wide and varied range of trading activities.

Find our comprehensive guide here where it will be easy for you to find out the products and services our members offer. 

Become a member

Our membership is growing and we’re always open to new members

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