The plural sector – a.k.a. social sector, third sector, NGOs or civil society – sits in between the private and the public sectors. According to Henry Mintzberg who coined the term, in times of democratic erosion and great imbalances, the plural sector has an important role to play in renewing society. « …Constructive social movements and sociale initiatives, carried out in local communities and networked for global impact, are the greatest hope we have for regaining balance in this troubled world. » In fact, the plural sector must take its place with the two other sectors, because « … a healthy society combines respected governments in the public sector, responsible businesses in the private sector, and robust communities in the plural sector. » Are you in? (Source: H. Mintzberg (2015). “Time for the Plural Sector”, Stanford Social Innovation Review, 13:3, Summer 2015.)

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