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22/08/2017
On 26 June, the European Commission released guidelines designed to help companies disclose relevant non-financial information in a more comparable and consistent way. The aim is to improve corporate performance and boost the transparency of companies' environmental and social information. In this...
22/08/2017
The European Commission has published a new call titled: "Improving access by innovative SMEs to alternative forms of finance". Proposals should take into account a) the diverse levels of development of the provision of information on access by innovative SMEs to alternative sources of finance...
22/08/2017
The European Commission invites to its Call for Expression of Interest: SME support organisations, green solution providers and regional authorities in the European Union to put themselves forward if they are interested in participating in a pilot project providing them respectively with training,...
22/08/2017
Jointly organised by the European Commission, the Portuguese Government and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, this conference aims to boost social innovation in Europe because social innovation is a good, cost-effective way to advance inclusive and wealth-creating public policies. Registration...
22/08/2017
The main focus of this event will be on the role of social financial intermediaries (SFI) in the set-up of national or regional level financial instruments products with the European Social Fund (ESF). The opportunities of such instruments, as well as SFI’s most common practical challenges in...
22/08/2017
The main objective of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) Academy will be to generate a better understanding of the concept of SSE and its possible contribution to the future of work. Deadline for application: 1 September. More informations are available here.
22/08/2017
The public hearing on Financing of Civil society organisations by the EU is a key element of the process of preparing the EESC's own initiative opinion on this subject. The objective of the hearing is to present working solutions and produce recommendations for the revision of funding rules and the...
17/07/2017
The social economy is a key player and helps to achieve the objectives of all European policies with an external dimension: external and security policy, trade policy, neighbourhood policy, climate change policy, development cooperation and sustainable development policy. However, the lack of an...
17/07/2017
This study describes the situation of and prospects for cooperative banking in the European context, with reference to the models representing the sector in Germany, France, the Netherlands and Italy, since those countries have the largest institutions and the traditions of longest standing. The...
17/07/2017
The main objective of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) Academy will be to generate a better understanding of the concept of SSE and its possible contribution to the future of work. At the end of the academy, the participants will: Have a better understanding of innovative policies and...

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