What is needed to create the Europe of tomorrow? According to French social entrepreneur Florian Guillaume, the answer is easy: social innovation. The New European met to know more about his project Europe Tomorrow and its ideas on social innovation.
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Can sport be a vector of integration? This is what a project realised by the Kraainem football club wants to prove. The club hosts children refugees three times a week to teach them French and make them play in its teams, in order to create mutual understanding.
Companies have a new focus: creating a better society. Contrary to the traditional business models, the achievement of the general interest has become their main concern. This newfound concept is branded as the social economy.
On the 9th and 10th of March 2017, the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) co-organised a joint conference on Circular Economy with the aim of launching the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform.
The refugee crisis is among the most serious issues for the EU, with its social, political, economic and humanitarian challenges. Could these problems be solved with a startup approach?