Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Social Capital - Edinburgh


The sole purpose of Assist Social Capital is to extend understanding of and promote the positive influence of social capital in order to extend well-being and facilitate effective communities.

Assist Social Capital is a UK based social enterprise, that promotes best practice in social capial which can be defined as the norms, networks and trust that facilitate collective action and oil the economic and social wheels of society; the glue and the grease of community life.

It is growing in importance daily with goverments and economic regeneration specialists becoming much more interested in the impact of social capital on policy and practice.