The mission of the Center for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is to raise awareness about the principles, methods and potential impact of social enterprises, responsible business and social innovation, in particular by developing a label for business education “Business Education for Sustainability (BEST)”. We will work to build conceptual and practical skills in support of social innovators, responsible business leaders and change agents. The Center will carry out and promote academic, practical and policy-oriented research on responsible business and the social economy.

The Center is established within the frame of the Project “Business Education for Sustainability” and is supported by the following partner institutions:

International Management Institute – Bulgaria
Varna University of Management – Bulgaria
Birmingham City University – UK
University College Birmingham – UK
Utena University of Applied Sciences – Lithuania
International School of Law and Business – Lithuania
University of Thessaly – Greece
Irmir University of Economics – Turkey
INDICO – Instituto Internacional de la Innovación, el Conocimiento y Las Competencias – Spain
SPI – Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação – Portugal
Polytechnic Institute of Bragança – Portugal

Call for Contributions to the Good Practices Database

Social entrepreneurs, companies engaged in responsible business practices and researchers are invited to submit their contributions to this database. Contributions can describe a good practice or initiative from any part of the world. The team of the Center for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is available to assist contributors in the preparation of their good practices. We kindly note that the team will revise case studies that include advertising and marketing statements and will only present factual and unbiased information. Revisions will be performed through collaboration with contributors.

Contributors are free to send a descriptive text or to use the following templates:

Template of good practice of social entrepreneurship [PDF], [MS WORD]

Template of good practice of social responsibility of for-profit companies [PDF], [MS WORD]. This template can be used also to present public initiatives aimed at encouraging corporate social responsibility or public-private partnerships seeking social impact.

Please send your contributions to the following email address: