Social economy is an addition to the private and public sector. It helps to prevent social exclusion and heal the social tension. Today, social economy is understood as the willingness and ability to accept responsibility for its own destiny, and also in the perspective of civic engagement as a way to assume responsibility for the community
A social enterprise must meet following criteria:
• partners agree to not to work to get profit or they agree to limit profitability,
• the company precisely defines social objectives, which can not be indirectly rewarding partners,
• enterprise policy on profit allocation and provisioning must be in line with its social,
• the company is required to issue an annual report detailing how it has met its social objectives (including data on investment expenditure, operating costs and personnel costs),
• any employee after one year of impeccable work has the right to become a business partner.
• any employee who terminates a contract with an enterprise loses the status of partner,
• in case of the liquidation of a social enterprise, the surplus, after payment of all amounts due to the enterprise, is for social purposes by transferring the remaining funds to another enterprise with a social purpose.