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28/12/2015
  The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, in his semester of Presidency of the Council of the European Union has organised a conference called "Boosting Social Enterprises in Europe". FEBEA, represented by its Policy and Advocacy Manager Daniel Sorrosal, was among the speakers in the section dedicated to "...
28/12/2015
  We are very proud to welcome Cooperative Bank of Karditsa in our Federation: the Board of FEBEA approved on the 29/09/2015 the effective membership of the Bank, after the visit by two members of the Federation. We are sure that our new member will bring a valuable contribution to the promotion of...
28/12/2015
On the 21st Decemnber the AGEFI's website published an article on the green investments and evironmental approach of French Banks. FEBEA and its French members (Credit Cooperatif and La Nef, but also Caisse Solidaire Nord-Pas de Calais, SIDI, and SIFA) were specifically mentioned, emphasising their...
13/10/2015
The second international #BankingOnValues campaign, an initiative led by the GABV, will take place on October 22nd.  #BankingOnValues is a public initiative and it invites all GABV's members, partners, and members’ customers to get involved in celebrating the growing, global values-based banking...
12/10/2015
FEBEA and its members Banca Popolare Etica and Ekobanken are among the partners that implemented the 3E4SE project. The project concluded on the 14th September 2015, and a final newsletter describing the results of the project has been published. 
12/10/2015
On 17 April 2014 the new Public Procurement Directive (2014/24/EU) came into force. Member states have until 18 April 2016 to transpose the Directive into national legislation.Although the Directive provides contracting authorities with a vehicle to achieve social and environmental goals, they are...
12/10/2015
L'OCDE et la Commission européenne ont lancé un projet d'entrepreneuriat social et inclusif qui a l'intention de faire lumière sur la création et le développement d'entreprises sociales dans les États et Régions des pays membres de l'UE. Dans le cadre de ce projet, un compendium présentant les...
01/10/2015
FEBEA and some of its members - APS Bank, Sklad 05, Cooperative for ethical banking and CREDAL SC, are part of the PROFIT Project, selected for funding under the H2020 programme, Call for Proposals H2020-ICT-2015 Collective Awareness Platforms.   The PROFIT project will develop an online platform...
30/09/2015
Translation of the article published by EticaNews on the 30th September 2015 Starting from tomorrow banking investments in the social sector will cost 25% less in terms of cost of legal reserve. The change comes after the Italian Central Bank greenlighted the new interpretation of the EU Commission...
24/09/2015
The “Impact of European Microfinance” project is a 3 year research project funded by the European Investment Bank (EIB) under the EIB Research Sponsorship (EIBURS) programme and the International Labour Office (ILO) under its Social Finance programme.  The overall aim of the “Impact of European...

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