DG GROW Social Summit side event: What role for social economy in the future of work?
16 November, 09:00-16:00 | Vasagatan 1, Handelshögskolan, Malmstenssalen, Gothenburg, Sweden
Join the European Commission’s directorate-general for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) for a conference on the social economy and the future of work! (Side event of the European Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth)!
On 16 of November in Gothenburg, the European Commission together with the European Economic and Social Committee, the City of Gothenburg and Region Västra Götaland will organise a conference regrouping a wide range of stakeholders from the European social economy ecosystem. Social entrepreneurs and their representative organisations, policy-makers, and academics will be invited to participate, share good practices and present real life examples. In the margins of the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth, the discussions will shed light on the potential of the social economy to create growth and sustainable jobs, and achieve social resilience. In addition, a special focus will be put on the role of cooperative societies and on how to create favourable ecosystems for the social economy to develop in European regions.