CREDIT & BEYOND

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

  • Day 0 - Welcome Dinner 24 September 2023
  • Day 1 - Annual Conference 25 September 2023
  • Day 2 - General Assembly & Workshops 26 September 2023
  • Day 3 – Training and Visit
  • Venue tbc
08:00 PM - 11:00 PMWelcome Dinner

Location details will be provided soon

Simultaneous interpretation EN – FR – GR

09:30 - 10:00Registration
09:30 - 10:00Introduction – Welcome speeches
  • Pedro Manuel Sasia Santos – President of FEBEA
  • Michail Marakakis – President of Cooperative Bank of Chania

10:00 - 11:15Ethical Finance in Changing times!

Members of EU institutions and Greek politicians are actively involved in shaping the current context in Europe and they know it well. They will introduce those “changing times” at the beggining of the conference so different FEBEA members can addresss the various challenges presented by the actual context and they will explain how to adress them.

Q&A

11:45 - 12:15Coffee break – Networking session
12:15 - 13:15Boosting Local Impact – How ethical financiers invest in their communities

How do ethical financiers boost their local impact?

Cooperative Bank of Chania will be introducing two of its projects to exemplify how they boost local impact in Crete.

Community Impact – Community Finance Ireland

Social Impact – Fondazione Messina

Real economy impact – Seed Capital Bizkaia

13:15 - 15:15Networking Lunch
15:15 - 16:40Finance designed for Impact – How ethical banks create impact

●      Impact by mission: La Nef 

●      Climate Impact: Banque Alternative Suisse 

●      Impact on resilience: Cooperative Bank of Karditsa 

●      Cultural Impact: Cultura Bank

●      Impact by design as a Bank: Banca Etica 

Moderator: Gian-Luca Gasparini

16:40 - 17:00Clossing Remarks
  • Daniel Sorrosal – Secretary General of FEBEA
  • Panagiotis Tournavitis – FEBEA Vicepresident
  • Chrysa Despotaki – CEO of Cooperative Bank of Chania

20:00Dinner

Networking dinner open to all participants of the Conference.

Location to be confirmed.

09:00 - 09:30Welcome and registration
09:30 - 09:456th Ethical and value-based finance in Europe annual repor
09:45 - 11:15FEBEA General Assembly
11:15 - 11:30Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00Presentation of results
12:30 - 14:00Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:30Workshop 1 – EIF update on ImpactEU
14:00 - 16:00Workshop 2 – Communication and Youth activism
10:00 - 12:002nd part of the Impact Engagement Training

Enrollment required.

12:30Touristic visit