Febea news / archive

27/10/2016
We are glad to present to you the REAB – Reporting Ethical and Alternative Banks research, updated with data from 2015.    
25/10/2016
On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of FEBEA a new financial instrument available to FEBEA members was presented: the EIIP (European Impact Investing Platform), an investment platform based in Luxembourg that follows the principles of Impact Investing. SEFEA Consulting supported the promoting...
24/10/2016
On October 18 in Nanterre, at the headquarters of Crédit Coopératif, a Conference took place to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the Federation. The event was opened with a warm welcome by Crédit Coopératif’s President  Jean-Louis Bancel and Crédit Coopératif’s Director Christine Jacglin,...
11/10/2016
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and APS Bank Limited (APS) have signed the first SME financing agreement in Malta under the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Investment Plan for Europe. The agreement will allow APS to provide low-cost loans to innovative SMEs in...
08/07/2016
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and our member TISE have signed an agreement on provision of guarantees for social economy enterprises, as part of an EU program for employment and social innovation (EaSI). Thanks to this agreement, the companies-beneficiaries of loans of TISE may obtain a free...
08/07/2016
As in the previous annual meetings of FEBEA, also in 2016 the Federation’s General Assembly was organized along with an open day of  seminars, dedicated this year to SOCINNOVETHICS: Synergy of Ethical Financing with Social and Technological Innovation. On Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 June,...
20/05/2016
The EaSI Technical Assistance (EaSI TA) is launching a second Call for Expression of Interest with the goal of identifying and selecting up to 34 European microcredit providers that will benefit from EaSI Technical Assistance services. EaSI TA offers institutional assessment or rating and tailored...
16/05/2016
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the FEBEA member Cooperative Bank of Karditsa have signed the first guarantee agreement aimed at supporting micro-enterprises in Greece under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). This new EaSI guarantee agreement with the Cooperative...
09/05/2016
One of the leading and largest Danish impact investors, VILLUM FOUNDATION  has invested 20 m DKK in the share capital of the FEBEA’s member MERKUR COOPERATIVE BANK. This a breakthrough for impact investment in Denmark and a big step forward in terms of enhancing MERKUR’s impact on society and...
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...

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