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Read the comment of BANCA ETICA on the Reform of Italian Popular Banks (in Italian).  
Here's the answer provided by FEBEA to the UN Environment Programme's 'Inquiry to Financial System Design'  Read more on the initiative  
FEBEA has achieved an important result in terms of recognition by the European Institutions, thanks to activities developed in the past year and to the work of FEBEA Policy and Advocacy Manager Daniel Sorrosal. The Federation was indeed mentioned in the recently adopted opinion of the European...
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision as issued the Consultative document "Revisions to the Standardised Approach for credit risk"  More information on the initiative cna be found here The Committee welcomes comments on all aspects of this consultative document and the  proposed standards text...
  FEBEA (the European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks), ISB (the Institute for Social Banking) and ALTIS (the "Graduate School Business and Society" of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan, Italy) are pleased to present the "Review of impact assessment methodologies for...
Since 1930 the banking business, which originally had a social involvement (pawn broking, Savings Banks, Cooperative or Mutual Banks, etc.), has been losing its original ethical features. This made necessary the birth (through a bottom-up process) of a new generation of social banks, the so-called...
The survey investigates people's views on the future of values based banking and what systemic interventions are needed to accelerate the growth of this market - and to enable a sustainable future, in the context of the UN Environment Programme's 'Inquiry to Financial System Design'. It is a short...
The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament has officially confirmed the re-establishment of the Social Economy Intergroup. This important decision has been taken thanks to the support of more than 80 MEPs from 6 different political groups. Social Economy is a very important reality in...
At this link you can find the document elaborated during the conference "Unlocking the Potential of t he Social Economy for EU Growth", held in Rome on the 17th and 18th November, with the participation of the FEBEA's Chairman as speaker. FEBEA answer to the public consultation here
In October 2014 "Alternativa Economicas" published an article on FIARE, its evolution and its new activities. You can read the full article here