Febea news

10/02/2020
The new report of the European Commission - DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion - on "Social Enterprises and their ecosystems in Europe" mentions many FEBEA members - recognised as "specialised institutions" - and the support they offer to social economy organisations. Read the...
07/02/2020
Our member Banca Etica is organising on the 28th February the event "Finance and Employment - How to manage money to promote employment, rights and the environment". The term “sustainability” has gained ​momentum i​n the public debate and more and more traditional financial providers are defining...
03/02/2020
Last Friday 31/01 our member Cooperative Bank of Karditsa was invited to the Hellenic Parliament special committee to inform on "Towards a sustainable & environmentally responsible financial & banking system".   Watch the speech of our Board member Panos Tournavitis: https://tinyurl.com/...
30/01/2020
We are glad to announce that the next FEBEA Annual Conference "CREDIT AND BEYOND - How Ethical Finance works for inclusive and climate-sustainable growth" will take place on the 27th - 29th May in Barcelona, co-organised with our members Fundación Finanzas Éticas and Banca Popolare Etica!Stay tuned...
29/01/2020
The first EU-funded loan fund for social economy entities under the European Social Fund will soon become operational in Slovakia. One of its two operators will be our member TISE (Groupe Crédit Coopératif). The Slovak Ministry of Finance and the Slovak Investment Holding have decided to launch a...
23/01/2020
On Tuesday 21st January 2020, the first internal meeting of the renewed Social Economy Intergroup (SEIG) took place at the European Parliament in Brussels to appoint the co-Chairs and vice-Chairs of the Intergroup and to draw up a strategy for the next five years.   Five Members of the European...
14/01/2020
Our member TISE has made its first capital interventions using the FKIS Fund (Social Equity Investment Fund) by granting subordinated loans to two social enterprises, and also by taking up shares in one of them.   In autumn 2018, Social and Economic Investment Company won a competition organised by...
13/01/2020
Thanks to the EaSi Guarantee and the European Investment Fund, our member Banca Eticahas further developed its support to nonprofit organisations, associations and social cooperatives. Read the full Impact Report
13/01/2020
Our member Etimos Foundation has published a handbook for those who want to develop sustainable Entrepreneurship initiatives - Check it out!  Video
20/12/2019
We are very glad to announce that the European Parliament's Social Economy Intergroup, supported by FEBEA and its members, together with the other members of Social Economy Europe, has been renewed! This is an important step to ensure the development of Social Economy in Europe - we will contribute...

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