Transition Pathway for the Proximity and Social Economy
The report, launched in November 2022, puts forward a set of 30 actions in 14 different areas to further support the social economy in leading fair green and digital transitions.
Social Economy Action Plan
The aim of the action plan is to enhance social investment, support social economy actors and social enterprises to start-up, scale-up, innovate and create jobs. It will do this through a series of initiatives in the following three areas: creating the right framework conditions for the social economy to thrive, opening up opportunities and support to capacity building and enhancing recognition of the social economy and its potential.
Start-up and Scale-up Initiative
This communication from the European Commission released in 2016 had the aim to make the Single Market more efficient for start-ups and scales-ups.
The necessity of a European Social Economy Action Plan was raised for the first time in this 2016 GECES Report.
Council Conclusion on Social Economy
Through this document, the 28 Member States in 2015 agreed that Social Economy is key to achieve EU objectives and plays an important role in the transformation and evolution of contemporary societies and economies.
Social Business Initiative 2011
In order to promote a ‘highly competitive social market economy’, the Commission placed in 2011 the social economy and social innovation at the heart of its concerns, in terms of both territorial cohesion and the search for new solutions to societal problems.
Communication from European Commission to the Council. «Businesses in the economie sociale sector»
It´s the first communication by the European Commission on Social Economy. It was released in 1989.