National Policy Nexus - SITRA Impact Investing
Finland has a strong public social services network, across different fields and targeting also various vulnerable groups. Despite the public support, not all societal issues are being effectively and efficiently solved. Finland faces some complex and long rooted issues (e.g. High rates of domestic violence against women), as well as new ones that have just emerged (e.g. Integration of massive inflows of migrants). Despite of struggle finding adequate means and support to grow, social enterprises are playing an increasingly important role in finding innovative solutions to social challenges. Impact investing focus area at SITRA has been promoting innovative mechanism that can be used by social enterprises, too.