Ow does social enterprise differ from the traditional business model?

How does social enterprise differ from the traditional business model? Your answer should draw on practical examples of social enterprises which could be co-operatives, microfinance on the Grameen model, business at the base of the pyramid on the Grameen/Danone model, other NGO/corporate partnerships, or other social businesses.

What implications do these differences have for the ways in which the businesses operate and the ways in which they report on their activities?

Drawing on at least two theories about corporate attitudes to Corporate Social Responsibility reporting, discuss whether Charles Handy (2002) is justified in claiming that corporations could learn from social enterprise (the third sector).

Handy, C. Whatas a business for?.Harvard Business Review, December (2002).