The protracted economic recession worldwide and uncertainty over economic prospects has us rethink about the problems of the economic system we face in the present day.
Work Together Foundation is a private public-service foundation with the mission of “creating a happy society through decent job and reducing social polarization.” To increase quality jobs, WT Foundation has been striving to provide multiple projects toward resolving unemployment in South Korea and worldwide by fostering sustainable job environments and expanding the social economy ecosystem.
We are #creating decent jobs through introducing and fostering sustainable job environments. For this, we are working with social enterprises and social ventures in #strengthening the social enterprise ecosystem. Also, we are #growing global impact with dedication to lessening social polarization and building a better society.
Creating Decent Jobs
We create sustainable employment models for vulnerable social groups through cooperation with the government, corporation, Non-Profit Organization (NPO), and social economy organization.
We create quality jobs for working poor, unemployed workers, people whose career is disrupted, multi-cultural families, etc.
Customized job support to match suitable work for youths, middle-aged, senior citizens, and for other vulnerable social groups
Occupational support in many quarters, supplying jobs in nursing, education, meal service, welfare, etc.
Specialized job training to improve employment prospect
Promote self-sufficient community, creating employment friendly region by supporting collaborations with SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises)
Strengthening the Social Enterprise Ecosystem
Social enterprises have become an alternative employment model, and to promote social enterprises, we provide comprehensive support: from discovering preliminary social enterprises to developing business models, and providing human resource training and management support. Also, we contribute to the creation of a social economy ecosystem led by the private sectors so that social enterprises can become competitive. And we undertake to revitalize the social economy by expanding access to finance.
Operate social entrepreneur academies, open forums, international training, and social venture contests
Provide social enterprise management consulting, mentoring services, securing domestic and foreign experts
Find online and offline global market for Social Enterprises (Amazon, Alibaba, etc.)
and impact investing
Provide business stabilization loan, mobilize community credit cooperative, and connect impact investors
Growing Global Impact
We are building a global social economy network in connection with the government, corporations, and civil society to propose and spread sustainable business models for solving common social issues around the world.
WT Foundation does more than provide community-based business support, fostering social economy ecosystems with resilience, and create decent community-based works while expanding social impact on a global scale.
Work to reduce poverty, unemployment, and ease social conflicts the world faces
a global network
Make connections with SEWF, AVPN and others global social economy networks
Incubate and accelerate social enterprises in developing countries
Stimulating CSR/CSV activities in connection with corporate values