Purpose Business Network – North

The Purpose Business Network – North supports the growth of social enterprises and businesses with purpose to create job opportunities and tackle social and economic disadvantage in the North.

Ecosystem growth will be supported by:

  • Opportunities to network and connect with other businesses, share experiences, learn and collaborate
  • Training and workshops which support business start-up, growth and development
  • Opportunities for social enterprises to meet buyers and showcase services and products
  • Driving forward agendas for change, influencing policy development and accessibility of government and private sector contracts through social procurement
  • Improving access to finance for businesses with purpose and social enterprises through various sources, including impact investing
  • Driving innovation and profile raising of the sector
  • Connecting job vacancies in growth sectors to those trained through social enterprises who are looking for long term employment opportunities


What’s Next:

  • Establishing a Board which will drive forward the Purpose Business Network – North’s vision


Purpose Business Network – North Partners


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