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THE BIG ISSUE - TN

Subject

Entrepreneurship

Publication Year

2004

Abstract

The Big Issue is a for-profit social enterprise with the mandate to ‘help the homeless help themselves’. It seeks to build understanding of the concept of social value creation and social return on investment. The case also highlights the importance of a clear strategic mission and customer focus for social enterprises.

Topic List

Social Entrepreneurship, Managing Growth, Homelessness, Social Return on Investment

Industry

Publishing

Publication Event Date

2001

LBS Case Number

TN-04-005

Location

London

Project Funder

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Publication Research Centre

Entrepreneurship

Available on ECCH

No


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