As of the end of 2017, there were 654 social enterprise (SE) projects, reflecting a 7.2% growth from the previous year. These social enterprise projects were run by 301 organizations, of which 147 (48.8%) possessed charitable status i.e. exempt from tax under section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance; and 154 did not.
Please refer to the related press release for more information, with an attachment with more SE figures (in Chinese only).
You may also want to download SE Directory 2018, or take advantage of our online search engine and mobile app (iOS: https://goo.gl/h1S9tC and Android: https://goo.gl/trjKZe) to start patronizing SEs near you and make your spending more meaningful and rewarding!
Ms Jessica Tam, Head of Social Enterprise Business Centre of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, announced the latest social enterprise numbers in August 2018. On the left is Mr Lawrence Lui, Co-founder of Longevity Design House and on the right, Mr Alan Cheung, Chairman of The Longevity Group.