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The social economy is made up of charities, social organisations, cooperative and self-help initiatives that produce and distribute market and non-market goods and services for societal, environmental and carbon reduction purposes, employing people inclusively, fairly and with dignity.

A steering group of local organisations and individuals, headed by Bishop Grosseteste University has been involved in a long term piece of work to review the landscape of the social economy across Greater Lincolnshire resulting in the production of a strategy for the sector locally

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