Several members of the TFSSE will take part in the conference titled “Social Economy and social innovation as drivers of competitiveness, growth and social well-being”. UNRISD Director, Sarah Cook, will present the Task Force to the European audience.
The social economy combines profitability with social inclusion. Social innovation is the first step in the creation of a social enterprise. The potential of the social economy and of social innovation was demonstrated at the joint EC-EESC event ‘Social Entrepreneurs: have your say!’ of January 2014. This EESC conference will take stock of the political achievements over the last five years, learn from examples of best practice, and explore priorities for the next five years.