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English translation: social enterprise

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22:18 Sep 5, 2011
French to English translations [PRO]
Management
French term or phrase: entreprise sociale
"Générer les fonds nécessaires à la réalisation des objectifs de la Société et, sans limiter la généralité de ce qui précède, générer des fonds au moyen de souscriptions, d’adhésions, de dons, de cadeaux, d’activités de collectes de fonds de subventions gouvernementales ou du secteur privé, ainsi que par l’établissement de partenariats et d’entreprises sociales."

By-laws of an organization (Canada)

Only source I've found suggests "partnership enterprise", but we already have "partnerships" in the sentence. Any advice???
Meridee Mascherin
Canada
Local time: 14:52
English translation:social enterprise
Explanation:
Please see here for use:

http://www.linguee.com/english-french/search?query=entrepris...

And here for definitions:

http://www.google.co.uk/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=de...

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Note added at 5 mins (2011-09-05 22:24:25 GMT)
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By the way, as you can see in my link to definitions, social enterprise has several different meanings so it will probably fit in most contexts.
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Steve Dreggs
Local time: 19:52
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4 +6social enterpriseSteve Dreggs
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Social enterprisexxxBourth

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"entreprise sociale"
social enterprise


Explanation:
Please see here for use:

http://www.linguee.com/english-french/search?query=entrepris...

And here for definitions:

http://www.google.co.uk/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=de...

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Note added at 5 mins (2011-09-05 22:24:25 GMT)
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By the way, as you can see in my link to definitions, social enterprise has several different meanings so it will probably fit in most contexts.

Steve Dreggs
Local time: 19:52
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neutral  philgoddard: Maybe, but do you think people will know what this means? I didn't know until I read your references.
15 mins
  -> Someone must know what it means if it's being used... I like the idea you posted in the Discussion though.

agree  Claire N.: ''Social Enterprise Council of Canada'' = ''Conseil pour les entreprises sociales du Canada'' http://www.secouncil.ca/fr/marché
27 mins
  -> Thanks, Clain :)

agree  cc in nyc: God bless bilingual Canadian websites: http://www.socialeconomyhub.ca/?q=content/social-enterprise
6 hrs
  -> Thanks :)

agree  Richard Hedger
7 hrs
  -> Thanks, Richard :)

agree  Philippa
10 hrs
  -> Thanks, Philippa

agree  xxxBourth
11 hrs
  -> Thanks, Bourth

agree  rkillings: The Canadian government's *official* termbase (Termium) STILL gives "partnership enterprise", but I'd go with the obvious translation too.
3 days 6 hrs
  -> Thanks, and I had a look in Termium too :)
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11 hrs
Reference: Social enterprise

Reference information:
Re. Phil's objection, people can't ride bikes until they've learnt to do it. I hadn't encountered the term until a few months ago, but now I know, and ...

... Kiwipedia has noted:
Entreprise sociale Social enterprise: "a relatively new term that can be used to described a fairly common practice in the not-for-profit sector: using for-profit methods to support, enhance and/or achieve their non-for-profit objectives".

Is it our fault that people have got lives and have better to do than give a care for such things?

xxxBourth
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Sep 6, 2011 - Changes made by Emanuela Galdelli:
Term asked\"entreprise sociale\" » entreprise sociale


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