English translation: employment and training consultancy/Work Integration Social Enterprise
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French term or phrase:
employment and training consultancy/Work Integration Social Enterprise
French to English translations [PRO] Bus/Financial - Management
French term or phrase:entreprise d’insertion
"Une entreprise d’insertion est une société commerciale productrice de biens ou de services ayant une finalité sociale et concourant à l'insertion socio-professionnelle de personnes rencontrant des difficultés particulières, notamment des demandeurs d'emploi." (Wikipedia)
Explanation: Part of what's known as the social economy:
"A specific term has emerged in recent years in Europe to refer to work-integration initiatives within the social economy: Work Integration Social Enterprises (WISEs).
WISEs are autonomous economic entities whose main goal is to help poorly qualified unemployed people who are at risk of permanent exclusion from the labour market. These enterprises integrate them back into work and society in general through productive activity." (from Diesis link, below)
This is, of course, a European context, which would not necessarily work if you're addressing a US audience in the translation...
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welfare-to-work company (entreprise d'insertion)
Explanation: Whichever translation is used, I believe the French term should also be mentioned.
In France, the government provides incentives for about 800 welfare-to-work companies (“entreprises d’insertion”) which have the difficult task of balancing their books and winning orders in competition with “normal” firms at the same time as hiring jobless people at the end of the road and marginalized young people.
welfare-to-work is concerned to promote the 'insertion' of those who have been excluded into the labour market; to give effect to their right and ...