Programme partners

Deloitte Social Innovation Pioneers

Social Enterprise UK Social Enterprise UK 
Social Enterprise UK is the national body for social enterprise. Social enterprises are businesses that are changing the world. When they profit, society profits. Together with our members we are the voice for social enterprise in the UK. We do research, provide information and tools, share knowledge, build networks, raise awareness and campaign to create a business environment where social enterprises thrive. Our members are local grass-roots organisations and multi-million pound businesses that operate internationally. What unites them is their commitment to changing the world through business. Visit
Big Issue Invest Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest is a specialised provider of finance to social enterprises or trading arms of charities that are finding business solutions that create social and environmental transformation. Part of The Big Issue group of companies, it is led by social entrepreneurs and experienced social financiers. BII is delighted to part of the Deloitte Social Innovation Pioneers, supporting high potential social enterprises with the necessary expertise and finance needed to help them achieve scale.
London Business School, Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

London Business School, Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The ‘Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ is a pioneering partnership between Deloitte and the London Business School. Its aim is to improve the understanding of the practice of innovation and entrepreneurship worldwide. Through its research, teaching, and outreach activities, the Institute will equip individuals with the insights and tools they need to lead innovation within complex environments.

This relationship will be invaluable to our Social Innovation programme, providing research, advice and guidance to the social entrepreneurs of the future.

Matter&Co Matter&Co
Matter&Co is a multidisciplinary communications company that works with inspiring organisations across business and society to build success through powerful marketing and communications. It also produces, the leading online resource for social business, and it runs Good Deals, the annual UK social investment conference. For more information see


Support partners