Febea news

16/05/2016
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the FEBEA member Cooperative Bank of Karditsa have signed the first guarantee agreement aimed at supporting micro-enterprises in Greece under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). This new EaSI guarantee agreement with the Cooperative...
09/05/2016
One of the leading and largest Danish impact investors, VILLUM FOUNDATION  has invested 20 m DKK in the share capital of the FEBEA’s member MERKUR COOPERATIVE BANK. This a breakthrough for impact investment in Denmark and a big step forward in terms of enhancing MERKUR’s impact on society and...
27/04/2016
The first European Social Economy Day will bring together the EESC's institutional partners, as well as several stakeholders in order to have a comprehensive view of the situation, create synergies and discuss next measures and actions to be taken in order to fully unleash the potential of the...
21/04/2016
The objective of the call for proposals is to contribute to the development of a social finance market by enabling more social enterprises to take on repayable finance for developing and scaling up their innovative business model.   The support aims at:     Generating effective demand among social...
20/04/2016
in collaboration with the member Cooperative for Ethical Financing (ebanka)   SOCINNOVETHICS SYNERGY OF ETHICAL FINANCING WITH SOCIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION The European society is constantly changing and evolving to respond to different solicitations, determined by international, national...
19/04/2016
  FEBEA and some of its members (Bank of Karditsa, Ebanka, Sklad05, Credal, FCRE, APS Bank) and SEFEA continue their work on the PROFIT project. PROFIT is a platform promoting the financial awareness and improving the financial capability of citizens and other financial market participants. If you...
19/04/2016
Following the FEBEA's contribution to the Call for Evidence on the EU regulatory framework for financial services, there will be a Public Hearing on the Call for Evidence, which will take place on 17 May 2016 in Brussels. The event is intended as an opportunity for stakeholders to further...
19/04/2016
  It is a high priority for the Commission to ensure that the conditions are right for innovation in Europe. DG Research and Innovation, with the support of E&Y/Technopolis, is running a survey on the “Impact of Regulation on Innovation” in order to improve the regulatory framework for...
01/04/2016
The European Commission  has published the Practical guide on designing and implementing initiatives to develop social finance instruments and markets . You can find it at this link The guide was authored by Eva Varga and Malcolm Hayday and is largely based on the experience of the pilot projects...
31/03/2016
EASPD announces its study on unlocking the Juncker Package (European Fund for Strategic Investment - EFSI) for Social Service Providers. The study provides practical steps and recommendations on how to ensure that the EFSI supports the financing of projects in this sector, as well as an overall...

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