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22/08/2017
The European Commission invites to its Call for Expression of Interest: SME support organisations, green solution providers and regional authorities in the European Union to put themselves forward if they are interested in participating in a pilot project providing them respectively with training,...
17/07/2017
The social economy is a key player and helps to achieve the objectives of all European policies with an external dimension: external and security policy, trade policy, neighbourhood policy, climate change policy, development cooperation and sustainable development policy. However, the lack of an...
17/07/2017
This study describes the situation of and prospects for cooperative banking in the European context, with reference to the models representing the sector in Germany, France, the Netherlands and Italy, since those countries have the largest institutions and the traditions of longest standing. The...
07/07/2017
Good Practice Compendium Social enterprises are long-standing agents of inclusive growth and democratisation of the economic and social spheres, and they have proved resilient to economic adversity all the while addressing socio-economic challenges in innovative ways, re-integrating people back to...
06/07/2017
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Banca Etica (BE) have signed the first Social Entrepreneurship guarantee agreement in Italy under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). The European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice President, Ambroise Fayolle and the President of Banca Etica...
14/06/2017
Have a look at the second PROFIT Newsletter here!
13/06/2017
The FEBEA Conference and General Assembly 2017 took place in Warsaw on May 30 and 31, hosted by our local member TISE. This year the Conference was organized in collaboration with INAISE (the International Association of Investors in the Social Economy). During both days international...
06/03/2017
The Principles for Positive Impact Finance provide guidance for financiers and investors to analyse, monitor and disclose the social, environmental and economic impacts of the financial products and services they deliver. They provide a global framework applicable across different business lines,...
29/12/2016
The PROFIT project aims at creating a web platform for promoting financial awareness and improving the financial capability of citizens and market participants. Almost a year has passed since the project PROFIT kicked off and a lot of progress has been marked already: read the 1st Newsletter!  ...
29/12/2016
  The EaSI Capacity Building Investments Window is funded by the Employment and Social Innovation Programme. The objective of this instrument is to build up the institutional capacity of selected financial intermediaries that have not yet reached sustainability or are in need of risk capital to...

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