"Social enterprises have business, environmental and social goals. As a result, their social goals are embedded in their objective, which differentiates them from other organizations and corporations.1 A social enterprise's main purpose is to promote, encourage, and make social change.2 Social enterprises are businesses created to further a social purpose in a financially sustainable way."
As a Social Enterprise, HELIOZ strives to make a difference with what we do. Being awarded for our work is the icing on a cake of social impact and our contribution to mitigating climate change.
It therefore of course makes us very proud four our founder Martin to have received an honour at this years "EY Entrepreneur Of The Year TM" Awards Austria in the category "Social Entrepreneur".
Read EYs article on HELIOZ here (German).
1 Mathew, P. M. (2008). "Social Enterprises in the Competitive Era". Economic and Political Weekly. 43 (38): 22–24. 2 J., Lane, Marc (2011). Social enterprise: empowering mission-driven entrepreneurs (1st ed.). Chicago, Ill.: American Bar Association.
And here is our founder Martin in a short video explaining HELIOZ (and a little insight into our office):