is the work of social entrepreneurs
. A social entrepreneur recognizes a social problem and uses entrepreneurial principles to organize, create and manage a venture to achieve social change (a social venture). While a business entrepreneur
typically measures performance in profit and return, a social
entrepreneur focuses on creating social returns. Thus, the main aim of
social entrepreneurship is to further social and environmental goals.
Social entrepreneurs are most commonly associated with the voluntary and
but this need not preclude making a profit. Social entrepreneurship practiced with a world view or international context is called
international social entrepreneurship.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_entrepreneurship