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[APD 2018: Development of Taiwanese social enterprise] Taipei City

Category: 
Local Government
Asia
Class: 
Social Finance / Impact Measurement
Governance / Eco-system
Public Policy / Legal Framework

Presented at: Asia Policy Dialogue, Thematic Dialogue Group 1. Public funding for promoting SSE, Seoul 2018

Organisation: Department of Labor, Taipei City, Taiwan

Date: July 6th, 2018 

PresenterMs. Chen Hui Chi (Deputy Commissioner) 

Contact: DL-lien@mail.taipei.gov.tw

Summary: 

  • Discussed the development of Taiwanese social enterprise, public funding and its influence on the social economy.
  • She said that the private sector should be progressed and the government should have funds for start-up and initiatives.
  • They are trying to provide employment for persons with disabilities.
  • There are Taipei city’s subsidy principles for the disabled employment social enterprises. First, the subsidy will be slowly reduced on an annual base. Second, the subsidies for professional and operator employees should be sustained at a ratio of 1:8 or higher. It means that there should be one professional to lead other eight people with disabilities. Also, people with disabilities should account for 60% of the total employees.