WASEC

WA's Peak Body for
Social Enterprise

We are here to represent, support and grow the social enterprise community in WA. 


A social enterprise is a business that puts people and planet first. They trade like any other business but exist specifically to make the world a better place.


Connect

We are building a connected social enterprise sector in WA.

Our membership base is representative of the diverse and wide-reaching social enterprise sector across WA. Our list continually expands as we meet and connect with new and existing social enterprises. 

We engage with the sector through regular communication to promote news, events, research and stories.

We also engage with the sector nationally and internationally to learn from and connect to good practice.

 


Grow

We are creating opportunities for social enterprises to learn, share and scale their impact.

We listen to and learn from social enterprises in WA to better understand the current landscape, needs, and opportunities. 

We help social enterprises by facilitating capacity building events and activities that increase skills, knowledge, and capacity of the sector.

Our work helps to foster new relationships, collaborations and business opportunities.


Advocate

We are working to increase the influence and impact of social enterprise in WA.

We listen to our members needs and use this information to inform and build our policy platform.

We are building influential relationships with Governments, corporates, not for profits, investors and other stakeholders to help create a social-enterprise friendly state

We also contribute to the national voice and are working towards a National Social Enterprise Strategy

 

some of our
members

Social Enterprises building a more inclusive, thriving and sustainable WA.

Featured members updated & selected randomly monthly

some of our
members

Social Enterprises building a more inclusive, thriving and sustainable WA.

Featured members updated & selected randomly monthly

some of our members

Social Enterprises building a more inclusive, thriving and sustainable WA.

Featured members updated & selected randomly monthly


We're in good
company

WASEC was been formed by leaders in Western Australia’s social enterprise sector to build a new economy that places community, employee and environmental impact outcomes on an equal footing with sustainable financial returns.

WASEC advocates for and works with new and existing social enterprises to create a thriving, collaborative social enterprise sector in Western Australia, where social enterprise is the first choice for consumers, business and government.

WASEC is a proud member of the Alliance of Social Enterprise Networks Australia comprising all 7 State and Territory social enterprise councils, and actively contributes to ASENA national initiatives to create a thriving social enterprise community in Australia.

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