2022 - Impact WISEs Study results
In 2022, 12 national and regional WISEs networks from 10 European Union’s countries plus Serbia and Moldova took part in the study providing data for the year 2021. In total, the study represents 2 164 WISEs, 118,132 workers (92,364 disadvantaged workers and 25,768 non-disadvantaged workers).
WISEs main sectors of activity: the sectors in which WISEs were the most active in 2022 are transport, followed by waste collection and treatment, temporary staff, agriculture and environment and finally the building, public works and textile sectors.
Contribution to SDGs: Through the evaluation of WISEs contribution to the United Nations Agenda 2030 for sustainable development goals (SDGs), ENSIE confirms that WISEs do contribute, through their daily activities, to all the SDGs. Most importantly to Goals number 8, 1, 10, 12, 5, 11, 4, 2 and 17.
WISEs economic efficiency: This year, 2,125 WISEs provided their financial data for the study. The total turnover of the study is 1,898,750,448.70 €. Consequently, the average turnover is at 893,529.62€. This shows the economic efficiency of this enterprise model.
WISEs social impact: In 2022, the results for the 80,113 disadvantaged workers, who have followed an integration pathway in 2, 072 work integration social enterprises from 10 countries that provided data on the social impact, are the following ones:
- 40% - Found a job on the labour market
- 21% - Became self-employed or started an education program
- 39% - Other (unemployment, sickness, retirement etc)
Around 61% of disadvantaged people have a positive outcome after following an integration path through a WISE.
- WISEs clients: ENSIE study shows that the category which buys the most products and services from WISEs are private customers. However, public procurement is also quite frequent in some countries as Spain, Slovenia, Romania, Croatia and Serbia.