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11/03/2014
The Social Innovation Tournament established by the EIB Institute in 2012 is the flagship initiative of its Social Programme. The Tournament seeks to promote the generation of innovative ideas and identify/reward opportunities promising substantial societal benefits or demonstrating best practices...
11/03/2014
FEBEA and the ISB are pleased to announce that ALTIS, the Postgraduate School of Business and Society of the Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan, has been awarded the Call for Proposal, "Review of impact assessment methodologies for ethical finance". The report is due to be submitted in...
07/03/2014
We are now in the 6th year of economic, social and environmental crisis. It’s a global crisis, that can be overcome only by indentifying and utilising in the best possible way modalities and solutions different from the ones proposed in the past decades. In this context, social economy and ethical...
05/03/2014
Presented in Rome on March 4, 2014 by ALTIS - Catholic University of Milan, the research on the social impact of the first financial institution entirely dedicated to ethical finance A billion and 800 million Euros put into circulation to fund thousands of Italian families and social enterprises...
04/03/2014
The most evident cause of the crisis that is hitting Europe since 2007 is definitely the kind of development undertaken, since the early ‘90s, by the world of global finance. The financial markets developed in an uncontrolled manner, but this wouldn’t have been possible without permissive and...
04/02/2014
The Call for Proposal "Review of impact assessment methodologies for ethical finance" by FEBEA and ISB is now closed. We would like to thank everyone for their interest in the Call and for the Proposals submitted. We will contact the Applicants as soon as we will complete the evaluation process....
27/01/2014
  THE OPPORTUNITIES OF THE NEW EU PROGRAMMING PERIOD The world of social economy and ethical and alternative finance is assuming an increasing relevant role at the European level, as testified also by the growing interest of the European Institutions towards these sectors. This new attention is...
22/01/2014
FEBEA has signed the document “Improving the European framework for social economy and social entrepreneurship”, presented during the Strasbourg conference “Social Entrepreneurs have your say!” . The document was elaborated by various European organisation of social economy - Confrontations Europe...
21/01/2014
In December 2013, FEBEA, with the perspective of addressing in a more strategic way the opportunities offered by the European Institutions, in particular for what concerns the new programming period 2014-2020, decided to change its structure towards a more light and flexible organisation. Therefore...
20/01/2014
Meeting and working together in Strasbourg on 16 and 17 January 2014, over 2000 social entrepreneurs and supporters of social enterprise, representing the rich diversity of the social economy, have affirmed the view that social enterprises must play a bigger role in the future of Europe and have...

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