Social Economy in the spotlight

The social economy is gaining increasing attention on an international level, setting the stage for an alliance, also in Italy, among all the organizations operating in the sector. Within this context, three important events will take place in Bologna in October. The Metropolitan City of Bologna will present (October 18-19) its Plan for… Read More

The study on the impact of the Social Business Initiative is out

In 2011, the European Commission launched the Social Business Initiative (SBI), which established a set of concrete measures to create a favourable environment for the development of social enterprises. The study “Impact of the Social Business Initiative and its follow-up measures”, carried out by… Read More

Euricse joined the Spatial Productivity Lab at the OECD

Euricse joined the Spatial Productivity Lab at the OECD Trento Centre together with an international network of other leading research institutions such as the University of Trento, the Bank of Italy, Sheffield University and Ohio State University. Euricse will focus on the field of social economy… Read More

UN Inter-Agency task force on SSE, the International Conference in Geneva

The General Secretary of Euricse, Gianluca Salvatori, participated on the 25th and 26th of June at  International Conference on SSE in Geneva. This event is part of a series of conferences resulting from the Call for Papers “Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?” launched… Read More

Social Economy, Salvatori in the European Commission’s expert group

 Gianluca Salvatori, Euricse Secretary General, has been appointed member of a new expert group on "Social Economy and Social Enterprise” set up by the European Commission's Social Business Initiative (SBI). The purpose of this new group will be to discuss and agree on developing and strengthening activities related to the development of the potential of the social economy and social enterprises, aiming to promote innovation and positive impact on the economy and society at large. The expert group’s actions will focus on 5 pillars: access to finance, access to markets, better framework conditions, new technologies and social innovation, as well as the development of an international dimension. Read More