Social Entrepreneurship

Committed to solving the most complex problems of the era of sustainability and social innovation, Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa has been developing and supporting various entrepreneurship and social innovation projects, in partnership with leading people and organizations in the social economy sector, and in line with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN’s 2030 Agenda.


This activity of Santa Casa, materialized in Casa do Impacto, has evolved significantly. New age solutions pass through a space we call the fourth sector, at the intersection of the public, private and social economy sectors. Given its uniqueness, Misericórdia de Lisboa has played, over generations, a unifying and mobilizing role in this meeting space between sectors. It is precisely this role that the organization seeks to play in the ecosystem of entrepreneurship and innovation with social impact, nationally and internationally.