Networking is a key activity for social business ventures, as well as solidarity economy initiatives (cooperatives, etc.). Networking means keeping in contact with follow initiatives, but also facilitating communities of practice in areas related to your business’ core activity, facilitating a community of users, or a social learning platform.
In this article, we won’t enter into details of the why and how networking should be conducted in a social business or a solidarity economy initiative. We assume that you already have an idea of this. We will however go back to this in a future article.