Oana Staiculescu – Faculty of Law, University of Craiova, Alexandru Ioan Cuza street, no. 13, zip code 200585, Craiova, Romania

Keywords:                    Social business;

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.129

Abstract: Social economy is essential for local or regional development. In Romania, social business is trying to scale, promoting the development of an alternative model of social inclusion for vulnerable groups. The establishment of a social enterprise represents a benefit both for the area in which it will carry out its activity and for the national economy as well, developing along with increasing the level of education and living of the population. Global­ly, in April 2023, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolu­tion “Promoting the Social and Solidarity Economy for Sustainable Develop­ment” (A/77/L.60) which provides an official definition of social and solidari­ty economy and it can contribute to the achievement and localization of sus­tainable development goals. Therefore, this paper aims to come up with pro­posals to empower Romanian entrepreneurs to develop social businesses in order to carry out activities that will represent a real gain for the community and an important step in solving various problems.

9th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2023 – Conference Proceedings: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, hybrid – online, virtually and in person, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1, 2023

ERAZ Conference Proceedings published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia

ERAZ conference partners: Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor, Maribor (Slovenia); University of National and World Economy – UNWE, Sofia (Bulgaria); Center for Political Research and Documentation (KEPET), Research Laboratory of the Department of Political Science of University of Crete (Greece); Institute of Public Finance – Zagreb (Croatia); Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Ohrid, University of St. Kliment Ohridski from Bitola (North Macedonia)

ERAZ Conference 2023 Conference Proceedings: ISBN 978-86-80194-72-1, ISSN 2683-5568, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023

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Suggested citation

Staiculescu, O. (2023). Empowering Romanian Entrepreneurs to Develop Social Business. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Conference Proceedings (pp. 129-137). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans. https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2023.129


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