Social Entrepreneurs in Danmark
(Sociale Entreprenører i Danmark (SED))


Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark is a national association for everyone interested in social entrepreneurship, social innovation, social enterprise, co-production and other forms of velfare solutions across the civil, puplic and private sector.


Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark (SED) is a network forum where social entrepreneurs can find knowledge, get help and support, exchange experiences and ideas and mutually inspire each other. This applies whether one has a long experience as a social entrepreneur, has just started or is simply interested in looking into the possibilities of the area.
Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark is constantly working to strengthening networks for social entrepreneurs both locally, nationally in Denmark and internationally to the benefit of our members. 


Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark is working for creating the optimal conditions for social entrepreneurs in terms of funding, education and sharing of knowledge.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The work of Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark is based both on scientific reseach and practical expirience, and social entrepreneurship is seen in a larger holistic and sustainable perspektiv both envirionmentally, financialy and social. Therefore Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark also see the UN Sustainable Development Goals (The SDG´s) as a natural framework for the work of the association. Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark in particular works with Goal 4 Education, Goal 12 Sustainable consumption and Goal 17 Partnerships for action. 
Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark work indirectly with several of the SDGs, through desimination of goals.
specifically Social ENtrepreneurs in Denmark work with: 
- Goal 4 (Quality Education)  target 7 (ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development).
- Goal 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) target 3-9 
- Goal 10 (Reducing Inequalities) target 2 
- Goal 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities) target 1 
- Goal 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production) target 2, 3, 5, 7 and 8 
- Goal 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions) target 6 and 10b 
- Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals


SED is mainly run by voluntary work.


Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark originally started as an alumni for former students on the Master in Social Entrepreneurship (MSE) on The University of Roskilde i May 2010.
I 2012  the association was opened for everyone interested in promoting the field of social entrepreneurship.


Everyone everyone interested in promoting the field of social entrepreneurship can become a member of Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark.
Standard membership is 100 danish kroner a year (13 euro),
Membership for companies (social enterprises and others) and municipalities is 500 danish kroner a year  (65 euro),
Membership for large companies (social enterprises and others) and organisations is 1000 danish kroner+ a year  (130 euro+).
More about membership: here


News and information 
Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark brings news and information on social entrepreneurship, social innovation, social enterprise, co-production, voluntary work, impact investment from Denmark and the rest of the world, on our homepage, inour Conference- og event calender, through our linkpage and through our monthly newsletter. 
You can sign up for our newsletter (at the moment only available in danish):  here
You can follow SED on social medias we also bring uncommented news from the social entrepreneurship field.  
Follow SED on facebook here 
Follow SED on Twitter here
Follow SED on LinkedIn here 

You can also subscribe to SED´s YouTube Chanal here - where both danish and english videos are available.
SED also runs an updated list of social enterprises in Denmark with currently around 300 social enterprises. See the list here


Events and venues
Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark host several network meetings, conferences, study trips and other events to promote social entrepreneurship, to create room for networking, contribute to creative dialog sharing of knowledge and skill development for social entrepreneurs.
More on events and venues: here


Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark has been involved in different kinds of projects, that we have conducted alone or with different partners.
Among others Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark have been participating in an EU ERASMUS+  project ”Social entrepreneurship development in Baltic Sea region” together with other organisations that supports social enterprises in Estonia, Latvia, Lituania, Poland, Sweden and Finland from September 2014 to August 2016 and a Seed Money project ”BSR youth social entrepreneurship development” also with partners from Baltic Sea countries from April 2016 to March 2017.
Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark is currently also paticipating the Norden project "”Social entrepreneurship development in the Baltic Sea region”  from 2017-2018 and in the Erasmus+ project “Improvement of the social entrepreneurship networking and educational possibilities in the Baltic Sea region” from 2018-2020.


National and international cooperation and partners
Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark cooperates with a wide range of organisations and institutions in Denmark among others: KooperationenForeningen for Social InnovationDet Kooperative Fællesråd i AarhusFonden for EntreprenørskabDen Sociale KapitalfondVIA University College and a large number of social enterprises.
Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark also engages in international cooperation with organisations and stakeholders that supports social entrepreneurs and social enterprises and has contacts in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland, Russia, Germany, Iceland, Israel, Kenya, Burundi, Ireland, Spain and England.
As a part of the international cooperation Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark joined Social Enterprise UK in the efforts to have more countries join the international Social Enterprise Day in November 2017. This work will continue in the future.
Since June 2017 Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark has been national expert for World Summit Awards (WSA). In that capacity Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark nominates danish digital innovations with social impact for the Award once a year. 
Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark is a member of Social Entrepreneurship Support Network (a network of organisations that supports social enterprises and social entrepreneurship from the countries around the Baltic Sea.
The network runs the learning-platform
Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark is also a member and of Østersø NGO Netværk, Danmark (The Baltic Sea NGO Network, Denmark).


Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark is working politically to promote social entrepreneurship on the public agenda.
This is done by bringing contributions to the debate, writing articles, hosting events and initiating other activities.


For further information contact Chairman of the Board for Social Entrepreneurs in Denmark, Per Bach email., tel. + 45 40 11 86 40

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