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17/04/2015
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is launching its first Call for Expression of Interest (Call for EoI) to identify and select up to thirty (30) European microcredit providers (Beneficiaries) that will benefit from EaSI Technical Assistance services. These services, previously covered under the...
20/03/2015
At this link you can find the new Calls for proposals issued by the DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion for 2015. More information here  
10/03/2015
Read the comment of BANCA ETICA on the Reform of Italian Popular Banks (in Italian).  
05/03/2015
Here's the answer provided by FEBEA to the UN Environment Programme's 'Inquiry to Financial System Design'  Read more on the initiative  
04/03/2015
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...
27/01/2015
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...
13/01/2015
  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...
24/12/2014
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...
19/12/2014
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...
16/12/2014
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...

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