• Living with the Social and Solidarity Economy in Barcelona

    In Barcelona, the Social and Solidarity Economy generates approximately 8% of jobs, with more than 53,000 people employed. Barcelona City Council is promoting these initiatives to create new projects and consolidate existing ones. In this video you can see La Borda, Suara and Nou Patufet.

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  • Living with the Social and Solidarity Economy in Barcelona

    The SSE in Barcelona has over 4,700 social and economic initiatives inspired from the values of cooperation, equality and self-management, putting people’s needs over financial gain. This video shows three initiatives (Cos, Arç and Gimnàs Sant Pau) relating to health and well-being.

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  • Ethical finance and the Social and Solidarity Economy

    With the support of Barcelona City Council, ethical finance institutions offer new Social and Solidarity Economy projects and initiatives  the opportunity to gain access to funding. 

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  • Shall we set up a bank with values that boost the real economy?

    Banks, enterprises, public authorities and players from the third sector and the SSE met at an international conference on banks with values to talk about how to promote a banking system that was closer to the real economy.

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  • Social and Solidarity Economy Advisory Service

    Barcelona Activa helps you improve your socioeconomic project, as well as consolidate and strengthen your organization.

  • Check our next training offer

    We offer training sessions in several formats and schedules aimed at strengthening your Social and Solidarity Economy ideas and projects

  • Camí de la solidesa: would you like to know more?

    It is a programme designed to help consolidate and strengthen Social and Solidarity Economy women-led initiatives.



20/04/2018 - 13:14h

What can the Social and Solidarity Economy Advisory Service do for us?

Several users of the service explain how the service has helped them to launch or establish their project.

20/04/2018 - 09:46h

Barcelona Activa backs new care services initiatives

A new training and guidance programme gets under way for entrepreneurs in the field of caring for others.

16/04/2018 - 09:57h

The SSE Local Authorities Network has grown with five new members

There are now 36 local authorities that have pledged to implement public policies for boosting the SSE

05/04/2018 - 19:49h

The REC, a pilot scheme for citizen currency in the Besòs neighbourhoods

The currency will come into use in May in the ten Besòs neighbourhoods, providing a boost for local commerce.

Iniciatives de l'Economia Social i Solidària a Barcelona

Visits to cooperative and social enterprises and organisations in Barcelona
Collaborative map that displays the Social and Solidarity Economy initiatives in the territory.
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