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Events (Social Business)

Social entrepreneurs: have your say!

Empowering social entrepreneurs for innovation, inclusive growth and jobs (Strasbourg, 16 – 17 January 2014)

Social Enterprises and the Europe 2020 Strategy

Innovative solutions for a sustainable Europe (3.10.2012)

On 3 October 2012, the Various Interests Group organised a conference at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on the topic ’Social Enterprises and the Europe 2020 Strategy: innovative solutions for a sustainable Europe’. Within the general framework of the 2012 UN International Year of Cooperatives, the objective of the event was to actively support social enterprises as significant actors in the implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy and of the Single Market.

Social Economy and Social Business

(Brussels, 18.11.2011)

As a follow-up to the Commission’s Social Business Initiative (see above), the objective of this Conference was to gather the main EU policy makers and stakeholders of Social business in the EU to take stock of the potential for development of social business, but also the barriers within our Single market.