Social economy

 

Social Economy, Third Sector or Third System are terms that designate an emergent entrepreneurial sector in the modern societies, the lead played in by the civil society and conceived for guaranteeing an explicit benefit for the communities where it is developed. This sector organizes itself in cooperatives, work societies, associations, benefit societies and foundations that have social ethics and, the insertion of persons in risk of social exclusion, the generation of employment stable and of quality, the conciliation of the personal family and work life and the sustainability of the territory, favor the local development from the equality of opportunities between women and men.