Barcelona marks its Republican Spring for the third year running with an extensive program of activities.
The social and solidarity economy is an economic model that needs to be promoted and fostered in the city. That is why we support it in Barcelona.
Barcelona, science and digital technology
Barcelona aims to bring about a transition towards a technological sovereignty that will enable the municipal government and city residents to decide on what their priorities are, the direction they wish to take and the ethical use of technological innovations with a clear social impact.
Aid in hiring to promote quality employment in Bar
Subsidy programme for employment contracts, promoted by Barcelona Activa to help with your company’s costs when contracting new staff and to help promote quality jobs in the city.
Barcelona Budget 2018
Documents and data relating to the 2018 municipal budget, a key tool for public management, for planning, programming, controlling, monitoring and evaluating municipal action.
Promotion of local commerce in the city which highlights the economic and social benefits of shopping in the local neighbourhood and generating more responsible and sustainable consumption.
Another approach to economics
Barcelona City Council aims to transform the city, moving towards greater social justice by promoting a social and solidarity economy.
Cooperativism. The Alencop cooperative, an example of new industry which runs a home collection service for scrap metal and electrical appliances, opens up new premises in the Bon Pastor neighbourhood.
Contractació. The system is to be jointly introduced with the municipal councils of Girona, Gavà, Granollers, Terrassa, Mataró and Premià de Mar.
City Council. Two and a half million euros will be used to combat gentrification and commerce leaving neighbourhoods by providing backing for activities with social return.