Febea news

24/07/2020
New Covid support measures for EaSI SocialEconomy & Microfinance Guarantee instruments made available by the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF)   Such measures answer also to the recommendations made by FEBEA members, who are supporting their clients and communities via...
14/07/2020
FEBEA replied to the European Consultation on the renewed sustainable finance strategy, asking for:   - a stronger social component in the taxonomy     - proportionality considering small, local financial players     - more transparency in the financial sector     - fair policies for remuneration...
09/07/2020
As recovery can only be done with women, France Active has joined forces with the French State Secretariat in charge of Equality between women and men and the fight against discrimination, to promote those who do business. Women entrepreneurs play a fundamental role in the recovery, but still have...
09/07/2020
Fiare Banca Etica has signed an agreement with Caixa Colonya to make it easier for clients to withdraw cash at the Caixa's ATMs with better conditions. This agreement is framed by the collaboration established in the framework of the FEBEA membership.Read more
09/07/2020
In the past days FEBEA took part in several virtual forums discussing the contribution of ethical and solidarity finance towards a pact for Transformative Economies.The World Social Forum of Transformative Economies will last till the 1st of July and proposes several meetings and exchange...
15/06/2020
 "We can't wait for the world of tomorrow, we have to build it.   As an ethical bank we have a role to play in supporting organisations that respect the environment and that develop social and cultural goods and services.   Europe, particularly through the European Investment Fund (EIF) should...
04/06/2020
We were honoured to take part earlier this week to the European Parliament's Social Economy Intergroup hearing on the European Action Plan for the Social Economy, organised by Social Economy Europe.   European Commissioner Nicolas Schmit and Spanish Minister Yolanda Díaz participated to the meeting...
29/05/2020
SEFEA Impact sgr has been the beneficiary of the European project "EaSI - Transaction costs support for social enterprise finance", which provides a financial contribution to cover the transaction costs incurred for the investments up to 500.000 Euros in Italian social enterprises. This document...
25/05/2020
FEBEA calls for increased collaboration with the European Commission and the EIF on the EaSI financial instruments for Social Economy and Microfinance.    FEBEA members are already putting their capital, systems, networks, experience, and personnel at work to support Social Economy organisations...
22/05/2020
Save the date! 02/06 - FEBEA will participate to the webinar of the Social Economy Intergroup of the European Parliament "Co-designing the European Action Plan for the Social Economy: a leverage for the economic and social recovery of Europe". Our Secretary General will contribute to the panel "...

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