• 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.



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.

05/04/2018 - 19:34h

Want to apply for a subsidy for your SSE project?

Various information sessions on this year’s subsidies are being held throughout April.

30/03/2018 - 20:08h

The SSE is being strengthened through women's leadership

Barcelona Activa's two women-led programmes for supporting and strengthening projects have come to an end.

16/03/2018 - 11:14h

Responsible consumption as part of a sustainable socio-economic model

The facility will offer activities, resources and proposals based around responsible consumption and awareness.

Iniciatives de l'Economia Social i Solidària a Barcelona

Visits to cooperative and social enterprises and organisations in Barcelona to highlight these diverse ways of developing the
Collaborative map that displays the Social and Solidarity Economy initiatives in the territory.
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Fira per la Terra 2018

From 21/04/2018 to 22/04/2018
Parc Central de Nou Barris
Pl Major de Nou Barris 1 (Nou Barris)

Entitats de l'Economia Social i Solidària a Barcelona

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