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21/04/2016
The objective of the call for proposals is to contribute to the development of a social finance market by enabling more social enterprises to take on repayable finance for developing and scaling up their innovative business model.   The support aims at:     Generating effective demand among social...
20/04/2016
in collaboration with the member Cooperative for Ethical Financing (ebanka)   SOCINNOVETHICS SYNERGY OF ETHICAL FINANCING WITH SOCIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION The European society is constantly changing and evolving to respond to different solicitations, determined by international, national...
19/04/2016
  FEBEA and some of its members (Bank of Karditsa, Ebanka, Sklad05, Credal, FCRE, APS Bank) and SEFEA continue their work on the PROFIT project. PROFIT is a platform promoting the financial awareness and improving the financial capability of citizens and other financial market participants. If you...
19/04/2016
  It is a high priority for the Commission to ensure that the conditions are right for innovation in Europe. DG Research and Innovation, with the support of E&Y/Technopolis, is running a survey on the “Impact of Regulation on Innovation” in order to improve the regulatory framework for...
01/04/2016
The European Commission  has published the Practical guide on designing and implementing initiatives to develop social finance instruments and markets . You can find it at this link The guide was authored by Eva Varga and Malcolm Hayday and is largely based on the experience of the pilot projects...
31/03/2016
EASPD announces its study on unlocking the Juncker Package (European Fund for Strategic Investment - EFSI) for Social Service Providers. The study provides practical steps and recommendations on how to ensure that the EFSI supports the financing of projects in this sector, as well as an overall...
10/03/2016
On the 26th February in Marseille, during the second edition of “Forum for Entrepreneurship actors in the Mediterranean », it was officially launched CoopMed, first investment vehicle for development of social and solidarity economy in the Mediterranean. Press release:
10/03/2016
We are very proud to welcome Cassa Rurale di Bolzano in our Federation: the Board of FEBEA approved on the 01.03.2016 the effective membership of the Bank. We are sure this is the beginning of a strong collaboration for the promotion of ethical finance in Europe. Cassa Rurale di Bolzano website
30/01/2016
Fabio Salviato (Chairman) Fabio Salviato participated as charter member from the establishment of Consortium CTM – Cooperativa Terzo Mondo, he is a founding member of Banca Popolare Etica, the first ethical bank in Italy, of which he has been the Chairman from the constitution in 1998 until May...
22/01/2016
FEBEA also conducts research on ethical finance and social economy.   REAB - Reporting Ethical and Alternative Banks The aim of this research, launched in 2015, is to investigate FEBEA members’ business models and study their approaches to alternative and ethical financial activity as described on...

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