The Finance Sector and the Social and Solidarity Economy
The entry explains the contribution of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) to strengthening social control over the finance sector for sustainable development. It highlights the role of SSE in developing financing mechanisms for the socio-economic development of deprived areas and vulnerable groups of people. It particularly pays attention to the SSE sector to provide long-term patient capital for local economic development and to the characteristics of SSE in the finance sector in comparison with for-profit financial institutions. The entry introduces diverse forms of SSEOEs and enterprises (SSEOEs) in the finance sector and their contributions to sustainable development.
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