New study available on the impact of EU policies on the social economy
A new European Commission study on the impact of the Social Business Initiative (SBI) between 2011 and 2020 explains how EU policy succeeded in supporting the social economy and social enterprises.
A boost for social enterprises in Europe - new report available
To boost social enterprise, 16 EU countries have adopted new legislation during the past decade and 11 countries have created explicit policies to support its development, according to a new synthesis report 'Social enterprises and their ecosystems in Europe'.
Policy tool to promote better entrepreneurship now available in 24 languages
A multi-lingual tool is now available to help cities, regions and countries to make entrepreneurship policies more inclusive and more social. It covers policies supporting entrepreneurship by people from under-represented groups, as well as social entrepreneurship.
Commission and OECD publish policy brief on business incubators and accelerators
Businesses that receive support in incubators tend to have higher survival rates, create more jobs, and generate more revenue, according to a joint Commission/OECD policy brief.
JRC study analyses employment data at firm level
With financial support from DG Employment, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) has carried out an innovative state-of-the-art empirical analysis of job creation in the EU at firm level.
European Commission and OECD launch entrepreneurship tool
The European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have jointly published a tool which can act as a catalyst to make entrepreneurship policies in a city, region or EU country more inclusive and more social.
EaSI Technical Assistance for Microfinance entering a new phase
The European Commission will directly manage the EaSI Technical Assistance, working closely with Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and MicroFinanza Rating.
Commission and OECD publish policy brief on Women’s Entrepreneurship
The policy brief on Women’s Entrepreneurship explores the gender gap in entrepreneurship, the differences between male- and female-owned businesses, and the unique challenges that female entrepreneurs face when it comes to starting a business.
Disadvantaged groups in the labour market: OECD/EU report marks added value of entrepreneurship
Policy measures to facilitate entrepreneurship among disadvantaged groups can help create jobs and tackle social exclusion, according to The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017, a joint report by the OECD and European Commission.
Good practices for social enterprises – Joint Commission and OECD report
The report 'Boosting social enterprise development – Good Practice compendium' contains a rich collection of initiatives aimed at boosting social enterprise developments. It was jointly published by the European Commission Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).