Sector News

Euclid's Social Enterprise Network is launched!

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Euclid Network has launched a new network for organisations dedicated to promoting social enterprise in Europe!

Organised in partnership with Social Enterprise NL (Netherlands) and MOUVES (France), our launch meeting brought together 28 leaders from 16 organisations across 14 countries.

We gathered national networks such as the Asociación Española de Emprendedores Sociales (Spain) and POSECO (Belgium), development & support organisations including Social Entrepreneurs Ireland and Social Entrepreneurship Initiative and Foundation (Switzerland). Together, we tried to get to the heart of the social enterprise movement with all its opportunities and challenges.

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Season's Greetings from the team at Euclid Network!

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Merry Christmas from Euclid Network!

Our office will be closed for the holiday from 22 December 2014 to 5 January 2015. We would like to thank all our members, partners and supporters across Europe and beyond for your contributions and commitment throughout the year. 

We wish you a Happy New Year and look forward to working with you again in 2015!

 

1.8 million EU grant to start microcredit activities in Tunisia

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Microfinance has proven to be an effective way of improving the living conditions  for people, their families and aims at contributing to the economic and regional development of a country. For this reason the European Union is providing a grant of €1.8 million to enable a microcredit network to start operating in Tunisia, the first of its kind.

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Emily O'Reilly re-elected as European Ombudsman

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The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has been re-elected by the European Parliament with 569 votes in favour out of 678 MEPs voting. Her mandate will last for five years

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Euclid's Third Sector Leadership Network is launched!

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On 19 November 2014, Euclid Network launched a network for organisations dedicated to good leadership and management in the non-profit/NGO sector.

Organised in partnership with two national bodies in Sweden (Ideell Arena) and the UK (ACEVO) at the Charities Aid Foundation (London), the meeting gathered 20 representatives from 10 European countries, including Spain, Germany, Czech Republic and Romania.

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The SROI Network asks How Do Companies Act? in new report

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The SROI Network, soon to be Social Value UK, has just released a report calling for a change in legislation to demand more assurance of social and environmental impact information.

The report, entitled How Do Companies Act, outlines an argument for extending statutory audit requirements of Annual Reports. It includes a discussion of gaps and limitations in current UK legislation in the Companies Act that prevent investors from truly understanding social and environmental impact information that may inform their investment decisions.

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