Social Enterprise Case Study – from the Prowess Archive Name: Helen Walker Name of enterprise: Water Power Enterprises (h2ope) (CIC) Web: www.h2ope.co.uk Could you explain what your enterprise is? We are a community interest company (CIC) and our main social and environmental goal is to reduce carbon emissions by harnessing the power of hydro to […]
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