We are an ecosystem of ecosystems supporting social and solidarity economy worldwide.
Together with our members and partners, we strive for a more inclusive and sustainable economy, through knowledge-based activities, international cooperation and research.
WHAT WE DO
Fostering global cooperation between national federations and support networks, public authorities, educational and international institutions to solve sectorial challenges faster and in the most innovative way.
Embracing a human-centred approach to create opportunities, share and multiply knowledge through peer learning, capacity building, training, exchanges of good practices and research.
Connecting and supporting members and partners to create favourable conditions for the development of other ecosystems, networks, clusters and support organisations at regional and national level.
Raising awareness and sharing knowledge on innovative economic models offered by social economy enterprises and organisations enabling sustainability, resilience and innovation for socio-economic growth.
We are one of the widest networks specialised in supporting social and solidarity economy and social enterprises covering more than 20 countries through major national federations and support networks associating over 90,000 organisations and 1.2 million jobs.
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