Social economy alliance logoThe University of Northampton has recently helped with the formation of a new and influential campaigning group called the Social Economy Alliance. The Alliance is made up of social enterprises, social finance and co-operative organisations, think tanks, charities and housing associations. The Alliance has the aim to radically affect the way all the main political parties in the UK formulate social and economic policies in advance of the 2015 general election.

The Social Economy Alliance is led by:

  • Social Enterprise UK
  • The University of Northampton
  • The Social Investment Forum
  • The School for Social Entrepreneurs
  • UnLtd
  • The Young Foundation
  • Co-operatives UK
  • Locality
  • The New Economics Foundation
  • CAN
  • Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation
  • Unity Trust Bank
  • Buzzbnk
  • The Community Development Finance Association
  • Supporters Direct
  • Fusion 21
  • PM Training
  • The Welsh Co-operative Centre
  • HCT Group
  • Sandwell Community Caring Trust