How Ethical Finance works with Social Economy for inclusive and climate sustainable growth

  • FEBEA Annual Conference 23 May 2022
  • Barcelona Activa
Simultaneous interpretation EN – FR – ES

09:00 AM - 09:30 AMRegistration
09:30 AM - 10:00 AMIntroduction – Welcome speeches
  • Pedro Manuel Sasia Santos – President of FEBEA
  • Anna Fasano – President of Banca Etica
  • Ruth Paserman, Director for Funds, Programming and Implementation. DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion at European Commission
  • Ada Colau – Mayor of Barcelona

10:00 AM - 11:15 AMPublic policies to empower Social Economy through Ethical Finance
  • Maravillas Espin, General Director of Self-Employment, Social Economy and Corporate Social Responsibility of the Spanish Ministry of Labour and Social Economy
  • Alvaro Porro, Commissioner of Social Economy, Local Development and Food Policy of Barcelona City Council and Director of the Barcelona World Capital Sustainable Food Project 2021
  • Cristina Dumitrescu, Senior Investment Manager, Inclusive Finance EIF

Reactions from:

  •  Isabelle Philippe, CEO of Credal
  • Victor Meseguer, Director of Social Economy Europe


Moderator: Dominique Lesaffre, Director of SIDI and FEBEA Board member

11:15 AM - 11:45 AMCoffee break – Networking session
11:45 AM - 01:00 PMPractitioners panel – Beyond credit: innovative financing tools
  • Sonia Molina – Fiare Banca Etica
  • Bernard Horenbeek – La Nef
  • Peter Surek – Erste Social Banking 
  • Thierry Perrin – Les Scop / Socoden

01:00 PM - 03:00 PMNetworking Lunch
03:00 AM - 03:45 AMKey note speech: why we need more than banking
  • Jordi Via. Expert in Social and Solidarity Economy and president of FETS (Finançament Ètic i Solidari)
03:45 PM - 04:45 PMPractitioners panel – Beyond credit: financial & non financial tools

Jordi Ibáñez, Director of Fundación Finanzas Éticas
Alfonso Bolado, Cooperativa Arç and president of REAS (Redes de
Economía Alternativa y Solidaria)
Raimon Gassiot Ballbè, Institutional and corporate relations of COOP57
Miguel Linde, Director of Fundació Seir


Moderator: Clara Soler, Head of Communication, Fiare Banca Etica

04:45 PM - 05:15 PMWrap up & Conclusions
  • Daniel Sorrosal – Secretary General of FEBEA
  • Carlos Askunce – President of Fundacion Finanzas Eticas

08:00 PMDinner & 20th anniversary celebrations

As we couldn’t meet in 2021, let’s celebrate together the 20 years of the Federation!

Palau Requesens – Carrer del Bisbe Caçador, 3, 08002 Barcelona