Social investment definition

social investment
(ˈsəʊʃəl ɪnˈvɛstmənt)

Social investment is about investing in people. It means policies designed to strengthen people’s skills and capacities and support them to participate fully in employment and social life. Key policy areas include education, quality childcare, healthcare, training, job-search assistance and rehabilitation.

Source: European Commission, www.ec.europa.eu

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