Social Enterprise, Sustainable Development and the FairShares Model

RIDLEY-DUFF, Rory and WREN, David (2018). Social Enterprise, Sustainable Development and the FairShares Model. In: YAMAMOTO, Takashi and YAGIHASHI, Keiichi, (eds.) Social Enterprise. Kyoto, Japan, Horitsu Bunka. (In Press)

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Abstract

This paper explores how the fields of social enterprise and sustainable development can be aligned by applying the FairShares Model to co-operative development. The adoption of public policies on sustainable development goals (SDGs) challenges our current conceptions of wealth. Using materials published by the FairShares Association and International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), we advance a theoretical framework based on six forms of wealth creation (natural, human, intellectual, social, manufactured and financial). We deploy this to explore inter-relationships between social enterprise and sustainable development then use a FairShares case study to show how applying the FairShares Model enfranchises stakeholders, alters the distribution of wealth and power, and helps to realise SDGs. Recognising and rewarding each form of wealth makes the connections between them more visible. The FairShares Model offers a coherent philosophy for co operative development that acts as a bridge between the fields of social enterprise and sustainable development.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: This is the accepted English language submission. The chapter will be translated into Japanese by Keiichi Yagihashi
Uncontrolled Keywords: social enterprise, sustainable development, co-operatives, fairshares, solidarity
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Sheffield Business School Research Institute > Ethical Organisations
Departments - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Sheffield Business School > Department of Management
Depositing User: Rory Ridley-Duff
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2018 10:06
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2018 11:42
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/22722

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