Written by Francesco De Rosa, Senior Expert at Diesis Network.
“Transforming the EU’s Blue Economy for a Sustainable Future”, the new Communication of the EU Commission empowers the Blue economy as pivotal for the green transitions. Social Economy organizations and Social Enterprises play a significant role in the development of Blue economy models. They are active in almost all “Blue” economic compartments: renewable energies, tourism, fishery, fish stocks, plastic sea pollution management, education, and so on, looking at how they can use social innovations to solve some of the ocean’s many problems like Overfishing; Marine litter and plastic sea pollution Unsustainable aquaculture; Marine Engineering and Oil Drilling; Skills and qualifications gaps.
Social Enterprises are contributing to tackling those issues with innovative solutions taking into account both, social and environmental performances in the Blue economy.
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