“A Social Enterprise is a business trading in the marketplace – selling goods and services – but whose primary objective is to achieve social and/or environmental benefit”

The Code – Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprise in Scotland

Welcome to ASEN

ASEN is a member led network that any Social Enterprise in Aberdeen can join. We believe that social enterprise can and does positively impact on the economic, environmental, social, and cultural life of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen is home to a thriving community of social enterprises. From cafes and retail to creative industries and leisure, you can shop your way around the city, knowing that your decision to purchase from social enterprises truly makes good sense.

All of Aberdeen’s social enterprises generate trading income and reinvest their profits into their community for social or environmental benefits. You can find out more about what they do and the products and services they sell in our Members Network.