[GSEF2016]: Bridging Social Capital: Cross-sectoral Partnership in the Hong Kong Social Enterprise Sector

Category: 
East Asia
Local Government
Class: 
Social finance
Social innovation

Presented at: GSEF2016 Montreal

Organisation: The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (Government and public agencies)

Date: September 8, 2016

Presenter: Mr. Anthony Wong (Business Director (Policy Research and Advocacy))

Contacts: anthony.wong@hkcss.org.hk

Summary

The Hong Kong CSS-HSBC Social Enterprise Business Centre (SEBC), a cross-sectoral partnership and the first tripartite social enterprise (SE) in HK, has initiated various innovative projects with the government and the private sector over the years. In the presentation, the experience of three unique projects where social capital was bridged, namely the “Good Goods Sales Platform”, the “Social Angels Programme” and the “Impact Incubator” in order to illustrate the impact and effectiveness of cross-sectoral partnership in driving social innovation.