A3S is a Research and Development Association (R&D) grounded on the belief that promoting social entrepreneurship and the sustainability of the third sector means contributing to the consolidation of alternative forms of sustainable development that are fairer, more equitable, more participative and more inclusive.
A3S was formally created in December 2006, arising from a project shared by its members. Since A3S inception, it has always been its mission to work with – and on behalf of – third sector organizations, with a view to draw investment and acknowledgement to this sector while increasing general knowledge about it.
A3S is a not-for-profit social entrepreneur that seeks to create social added value as well as opportunities for intervention and innovation.
A3S acts in the following areas: Research and Promotion of Knowledge ; Consultancy / Training for People and Organizations