Agreement of cooperation in social entrepreneurship and innovation

The agreement of cooperation in social entrepreneurship and innovation is a broader statement of intent for cross-sectoral cooperation and demonstrates the openness and willingness of the parties to work together to develop the sector.

The memorandum has been signed by 23 different organisations working in the field of social entrepreneurship and innovation, including ministries, universities, private sector partners and support organisations.

On the 10th of May 2022, the parties agreed to cooperate in four areas:

  • Creating a shared vision for social entrepreneurship and innovation and targeted implementation.
  • To continue to develop and support social entrepreneurship and innovation support programmes and actions;
  • Further developing financial instruments that support social innovation and impact;
  • Conducting and analyzing sectoral studies.

In Estonia, the activities related to the Agreement are coordinated by the Social Business Network. The Cooperation Agreement will remain open to all interested parties.

The memorandum in Estonian can be found here.