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SIE Fund’s special cohort - Call for innovative proposals addressing mental health and well-being in Hong Kong

Well-being and mental health have become issues of concern, especially under the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertain economic environment. In response to this emerging need, HKCSS’ Impact Incubator is calling for applications from the start-up/ growing/ scale-up stages.

We are looking for projects that aim to address mental health and well-being issues amongst local youth, elderly and other disadvantaged groups in Hong Kong. The projects should also relate to poverty alleviation, prevention or social inclusion.


Which social enterprises accept the use of ‘Consumption Vouchers’?

More than 140 Social Enterprises (SEs) accept e-consumption vouchers, and they offer a wide range of products/ services, there’s always something for you!


SE Directory 2021/22 – SE Figure

Social Enterprise Business Centre (SEBC) compiles the Social Enterprise Directory (SE Directory) every year. As of April of 2021, there were 659 social enterprise (SE) units, reflecting a 1.1% decrease from the previous year. These SE units were run by 341 organisations. 142 (41.6%) of them are charitable organisation (i.e. exempt from tax under section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance), while 199 (58.4%) are not.

Social Enterprise Business Centre Promotes Responsible Procurement

Social Enterprise Business Centre Promotes Responsible Procurement

Recently, social responsibility is gaining importance in society. Many corporates take social value into account in their procurement process and even set up or adjust its own responsible procurement policy. Yet, the policies of certain companies are limited to environmental protection. Therefore, responsible procurement is not commonly formulated in Hong Kong.