The ESF Social Economy Thematic Network convened two sessions at the SEE2 – Scaling up Social Economy Enterprises in South East Europe – conference in Ljubljana on 24-25 April 2017, following the pattern set at the Slova... Read more
Social franchisers have been growing steadily around Europe and now employ over 22,000 people. At its conference in May, the European Soc... Read more
Personal experience with social economy global grants – lobbying for the grant scheme, expert consultations during preparation and in t... Read more
Authors: Joanna Wardzińska – Vice-President of the Board of Management, TISE SA (Towarzystwo Inwestycji Społeczno-Ekonomicznych SA  - S... Read more
How strong is social economy sector in Croatia, are grants always less viable solutions than loans and how to teach social economy to ent... Read more
Current trends in social entrepreneurship in Austria and Belgium, Fair Trade, social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility... Read more
The conference, organised under the auspices of the Hellenic Presidency of the EU Council, aspires to inform and sensitize as well as dev... Read more
The EU’s new public procurement directives are heralded as being simpler and more social. Nevertheless, a panel debate in Brussels showed... Read more
Care and Share Associates (CASA) is UK’s leading social enterprise in the social care sector. It currently operates employee owned servic... Read more
Financing social enterprises at every stage of their development – from grants through loans to social ventures and social impact bonds –... Read more
How to create a friendly environment for social investement - few words from Dharmendra Kanani, England Director of Big Lottery Fund, par... Read more


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