Thank you to everyone who has completed our survey. So far we have responses from: Argentina, Colombia, East Timor, Guinea Bissau, Ireland, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, San Tome, Spain, United Kingdom!
and they include: cooperatives dedicated to food production, health, education and food retail;
mutual financial associations owned by their members;
informal groups dedicated to [...]
This is the second in our series of articles researched and written by students of social communication at the Bolivariana Pontificia University, Colombia, in which students research organisations working in the social/solidarity economy in Bucaramanga region of Columbia and write an article about them. This article looks at the Coopanales Cooperative. See previous article here. [...]
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If you have questions about what the social/solidarity economy is. Do universities in your region offers courses on social entrepreneurship or the social economy? If you work in a social enterprise, a co-operative, a mutual [...]
Over the recent decades, the social economy sector has acquired greater significance, in terms of economic activity and in social policy planning in EU countries and internationally. Social economy enterprises represent two million enterprises (i.e. 10% of all European businesses) and employ over 11 million paid employees (the equivalent of 6% of the working population [...]