March 23

Report: Social Enterprise Sector Failing Indigenous Businesses

The Australian social enterprise sector does not reflect the needs of First Nations businesses and must play a more active role in removing barriers to growth, a scathing new report suggests.

It outlines how a number of damaging misconceptions held about First Nations enterprises – including that they are vulnerable, less educated and do not hold a growth mindset – have created a culture positioning the social enterprise sector as the saviour of disadvantaged Indigenous businesses.

Photo courtesy of Karen282.

Source: Pro Bono News (link opens in a new window)

Social Enterprise
failure, human rights