Chambre Française de l’Economie Sociale et Solidaire  (ESS-FR)

The recently created French Chamber of Social and Solidarity Economy (ESS-FR), aims to bring together the components of the social and solidarity economy and to fully play a function of representation and dialogue with public authorities as well as being an actor of civil dialogue. The Chamber was in the French law on Social and Solidarity Economy (july 2014).   

According to its Statutes, ESS-France pursues four core objectives:

  1. Organising the dialogue between its members
  2. Representing the Social and Solidarity Economy (ESS) before the public authorities and institutions in France, in Europe and at international level, as well as regarding other economic and social partners
  3. Promoting and advocating the values, interests and specificities of the Social and Solidarity Economy
  4. Promoting the elaboration and dissemination of studies, research and data on the Social and Solidarity Economy

Contact details :

Address : Rue Jean Leclaire 37,
75017 Paris, France

Tel: +33 1 53 31 39 80

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