Initial reflections on the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan

Initial reflections on the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan

Last week marked a major milestone for the European Pillar of Social Rights[1] – twenty thematic principles which were proclaimed in 2017 with an aim to create a more social Europe based on fairness, inclusivity and equal opportunity. On 4 March, after a year of consultations, the European Commission released the Action Plan[2] setting out several concrete initiatives to create an ‘economy that works for people’ and address the dire […]

Achieving a fair and inclusive circular transition through the EU Social Economy Action Plan

Achieving a fair and inclusive circular transition through the EU Social Economy Action Plan

The COVID-19 recession has further exacerbated existing inequalities and highlighted the interrelation between social problems and precarity, as well as the drawbacks of the current economic model. However, the crisis could also serve as a catalyst to redesign our economies to be more inclusive and sustainable. RREUSE welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to develop a favourable policy environment for social economy actors, calling for an ambitious Social Economy Action Plan […]

Stakeholders Call for Delivery of EU Strategy for a Sustainable Built Environment

Stakeholders Call for Delivery of EU Strategy for a Sustainable Built Environment

31 signatories, representing a diverse range of stakeholders, call for delivery of EU Strategy for a Sustainable Built Environment in a letter addressed to European Commission’s executive vice president Frans Timmermans, and commissioners Thierry Breton and Virginijus Sinkevičius. . On 11 March 2021, a broad coalition of 31 expert organisations sent an open letter calling on the European Commission to deliver a strategy for a sustainable built environment to support […]

Re-use & Repair Online Study Tour for Municipalities and Public Waste Companies | 18 & 20 May

Re-use & Repair Online Study Tour for Municipalities and Public Waste Companies | 18 & 20 May

  Re-use & Repair Online Study Tour for Municipalities and Public Waste Companies #2 Creating an inclusive circular economy at local level Online Seminar & Video site visit 18 & 20 May 2021 This is a paid event. Please consult the Agenda for details about registration fees. RREUSE, the European network of social enterprises active in re-use, repair and recycling, kindly invites you to its Re-use & Repair Online Study […]