This working group focuses on: 1. better spending for better social outcomes: exploring smarter investments and innovative solutions to respond to reduced public spending and higher demand for social services; 2. cities' role in promoting social entrepreneurship and social economy.
innovative ways to finance social inclusion, including gaining more knowledge on Social Impact Bonds, crowdfunding;
gathering good practices on cities promoting social entrepreneurship and supporting the development of the social economy;
- exploring ways to promote social inclusion and employment through social innovation;
- exploring ways to foster the development of local eco-systems engaging stakeholders from the social economy.
Acharnes Amsterdam Antwerp Athens Barcelona Belfast Besiktas Beylikdüzü Birmingham Bonn Brno Bydgoszcz Cardiff Chemnitz Cluj-Napoca Copenhagen Dresden Essen EUROCITIES Brussels Office Gdansk Geneva Genoa Ghent Gothenburg Helsinki Katowice Leeds Lisbon Ljubljana Lyon Madrid Manchester Milan Munich Nantes Netwerkstad Twente Newcastle-Gateshead Nice Cote d Azur Nicosia Osmangazi Ostend Palermo Pilsen Porto Rennes Metropole Reykjavik Riga Rotterdam Sheffield Stockholm Stuttgart Tallinn Turin Turkish Cypriot community of Nicosia Uppsala Utrecht Vantaa Warsaw Zagreb Zaragoza Zurich