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Wednesday, 05 April 2023 / Published in News, Press, Social economy
On 4 April 2023, Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights visited ADV Romania – one of the largest social enterprises in Romania, with a mission to promote social economy and support vulnerable groups. During the visit, Commissioner Schmit had the opportunity to meet with the management teams and employees of the three
Wednesday, 22 March 2023 / Published in News, Social economy
The Euroclusters partnerships are intended to launch a new network of cross-sectoral, interdisciplinary and trans-European strategic initiatives aimed at strengthening Europe’s resilience by connecting actors across countries, sectors and industrial ecosystems. To this end, they will be running calls to provide financial support to SMEs. The ECCP team spoke to Francesca Menozzi of the SocialTech4EU – SocialTech for
Monday, 20 March 2023 / Published in News, Social economy
The first Romanian privately owned non-bank financial institution dedicated exclusively to social entrepreneurs launches the financing activity. Starting from March 20, 2023, social enterprises can apply for a loan. The social economy ecosystem in Romania can now grow with the help of AFIN – the first non-banking financial institution (NBFI) in Romania, with Romanian capital,
Wednesday, 08 March 2023 / Published in News, Social economy
2023 Euclid Networks (EN) Top 100 Women in Social Enterprise highlights  inspirational women who are playing important roles in society through their social innovation. Through this initiative EN spotlights these women’s impact journeys and achievements. Their stories inspire and connect other women and changemakers encouraging  a better social enterprise ecosystem. Their experiences also highlight the
Tuesday, 07 March 2023 / Published in Insights and reports, News, Press, Social economy
From the research conducted during Work Package 2 (WP 2) – Building Scenarios and “Personas” for Sectoral Skills Strategy by the B-WISE project partners , a fragmented albeit rich picture of profiles of enablers, supporters and workers with support needs (WSNs), had emerged. The profiles of Personas obtained (13) were identified and then briefly presented
Wednesday, 08 February 2023 / Published in News, Social economy
The largest support and capacity building programme in Europe for social enterprises – SocialTech4EU – launches the Call for social enterprises seeking to strengthen their capacity to innovate and to accelerate digital transformation.  Selected social enterprises will receive 3.000 EUR for trainings on areas such as ICT, open innovation, business administration and marketing. Deadline for