• Social Enterprise

    What is a social Enterprise?

    Social enterprise has six defining features:

    • Having a social purpose or purposes.
    • Achieving the social purpose by, at least in part, engaging in trade in the marketplace.
    • Not distribution of profits to individuals.
    • Holding assets and wealth in trust for community benefit.
    • Democratically involving members of its constituency in the governance of the organization.
    • Being independent organizations accountable to a defined constituency and to the wider community

    The birdsong model involves two (2) incorporated commercial entities operating as social enterprises

    • bEnt - Environmental Service
    • bAGI - Agriculture