Febea news

15/06/2020
 "We can't wait for the world of tomorrow, we have to build it.   As an ethical bank we have a role to play in supporting organisations that respect the environment and that develop social and cultural goods and services.   Europe, particularly through the European Investment Fund (EIF) should...
04/06/2020
We were honoured to take part earlier this week to the European Parliament's Social Economy Intergroup hearing on the European Action Plan for the Social Economy, organised by Social Economy Europe.   European Commissioner Nicolas Schmit and Spanish Minister Yolanda Díaz participated to the meeting...
29/05/2020
SEFEA Impact sgr has been the beneficiary of the European project "EaSI - Transaction costs support for social enterprise finance", which provides a financial contribution to cover the transaction costs incurred for the investments up to 500.000 Euros in Italian social enterprises. This document...
25/05/2020
FEBEA calls for increased collaboration with the European Commission and the EIF on the EaSI financial instruments for Social Economy and Microfinance.    FEBEA members are already putting their capital, systems, networks, experience, and personnel at work to support Social Economy organisations...
22/05/2020
Save the date! 02/06 - FEBEA will participate to the webinar of the Social Economy Intergroup of the European Parliament "Co-designing the European Action Plan for the Social Economy: a leverage for the economic and social recovery of Europe". Our Secretary General will contribute to the panel "...
18/05/2020
"This 2019 annual report is a summarised description of the different activities we have been developing this year. But it is more than that. It is also a declaration of our motivations and a transparent explanation of the way the whole Federation and its members develop their activity." Pedro M....
14/05/2020
Since the beginning of the Covid crisis, our member SIDI has maintained an ongoing dialogue with international #microfinance players. They have now developed key principles to help MFIs and their clients cope with the effects of the crisis.   https://www.sidi.fr/2020/05/12/la-sidi-sengage-imf-crise...
14/05/2020
"This is an invaluable opportunity to look back at Ethical Finance principles and reread them in light of what is happening"   Read the article (in ES) - Thinking about pandemics and ethical finance - by our Chairman Pedro M. Sasia   https://www.fiarebancaetica.coop/blog/pensando-en-pandemias-y-...
07/05/2020
On the 24/04 Nicolas Schmit, the EU Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, wrote a letter to the European Ministers of Labor. The document highlights the need to support the Social Economy sector, given its crucial role to manage and overcome the crisis. In his letter the Commissioner mentions in...
06/05/2020
Since its foundation in 2001, FEBEA has represented a community of shared values for its members.   FEBEA members, each of them with their own specificities, embody the characteristics of an ethical financier as outlined in its Ethical Charter.   The Athens Declaration takes stock of changes in the...

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