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Social enterprises to get Fairtrade-style kite-mark - Wednesday 9 May 2007

A pilot project to develop a Fairtrade-type kite-mark and trade association for social enterprises has been started in the south-west of England.

Rise, a support group for social enterprises in the south west, and the London-based Social Enterprise Coalition are collaborating on the initiative, which aims to change the way social enterprises are perceived commercially.

The coalition is trying to negotiate funding from central government to enable the project to be carried out across the country.

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