We promote and encourage all forms of community-owned and controlled enterprise such that local communities will become more self-reliant, sustainable and enhance their quality of life through economic and social activities.

Community Business Scotland Network

CBS Network promotes and encourages all forms of community-owned and controlled enterprise such that local communities will become more self-reliant, sustainable and enhance their quality of life through economic and social activities.

Our objectives are

  • Promote and help establish social enterprise in Scotland and overseas
  • Undertake research into the nature of social enterprise and the wider social economy
  • Develop methods of evaluating the impact of social enterprise
  • Provide information and advice about social enterprise and community development to members, to other organisations and to individuals
  • Link and network with organisations and individuals
  • Ensure the sustainability of CBS Network