BELGIUM

BELGIUM

Based in Liège, Terre recycles paper, clothing and metals, as a way of carrying out work integration and financing development projects in the third world. It has also developed activity in logistics, construction, housing and social support. It operates 2,500...
CROATIA

CROATIA

Humana Nova is a textile recycling business based in Čakovec, Croatia. The business collects used textiles locally and then repurposes it to second-hand shops, as industrial cloths or as insulation materials (mostly for the car industry). It now works in three towns...
BELGIUM

BELGIUM

The social economy was rediscovered in Belgium in the late 80s. It was in Wallonia that the interest was at first the strongest: in 1990, the Walloon Council for Social Economy, set up by the Regional government, has forged a definition that remains the major...
CROATIA

CROATIA

Social economy, social enterprise, third sector, etc. The civil society in Croatia has had a long and dynamic development path. It started developing in 18th century, through the strengthening of the activities of associations. The beginnings of today’s civil society...
CZECH REPUPLIC

CZECH REPUPLIC

There is no specific policy framework for social enterprise. However, the concept of social enterprise forms part of some national strategic policy documents. It is a part of the National Action Plan of Social Integration for the Years 2008-2010 and the National Plan...