Febea news

22/10/2020
How can Ethical Finance contribute to a fair, inclusive and green transition?   Our Board members B.Horenbeek - La Nef and A.Baranes - Banca Etica will discuss it at the event co-organised by the European Parliament’s Social Economy Intergroup and Social Economy Europe   Register now
20/10/2020
_________________       The crisis generated in recent months by the Covid-19 pandemic has led many people around the world to rethink their work, consumption and relationships choices. Given the current health crisis and the constant possibility of new lockdown measures in different countries and...
20/10/2020
The Dossier published this summer on Valor Social in collaboration with Fundacion Finanzas Eticas is now available in English. It presents concrete examples of Ethical Finance solutions adopted in Europe and at international level to support the Social Economy, and includes interviews and...
09/10/2020
______   Our member Merkur Cooperative Bank has sent an open letter to the Danish Prime Minister, stressing the need for concrete and immediate actions towards a green transition.   We are glad to share the text here below. The original is available here.     Dear Mette Frederiksen,    it is again...
02/10/2020
This report assesses current microfinance provision in EU and presents recommendations on how to bridge the financing gap and to meet evolving market needs as a means of promoting growth, employment and inclusion across the EU.The report highlights the important role of Ethical Finance...
02/10/2020
"A strong, diversified banking system with regional and community banks is essential for Europe's future."The EESC Opinion by Giuseppe Guerini adopted at the July plenary session highlights the need for an inclusive banking system, taking in consideration its role for territorial and social...
02/10/2020
The collaboration between our member Cooperative Bank of Karditsa and the Development Agency of Karditsa, building an effective local ecosystem for the Social Economy via  Ethical Finance actions, is mentioned as best practice in the European Committee of the Regions' publication on the impact of...
02/10/2020
La Nef and Loanboox enter into a partnership to promote development of ethical and solidarity finance within local communities. For La Nef, this partnership will allow to further develop its work with local communities.Read more
02/10/2020
In September 2020, Finansol and FEBEA signed a collaboration agreement to jointly promote the interests and development of solidarity, social and ethical finance on a European scale.The agreement defines joint actions in terms of advocacy, communication and the common organization of events in...
02/10/2020
A certain number of so-called platform cooperatives have emerged in different EU Member States to develop alternative models. They differentiate themselves through values and practices: democratic governance, cooperation and mutualization, territorial links, a fair sharing of the created value, a...

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