ESELA-SIEA Conference

DATE: 21st October 2016

The Swiss Impact Enterprise Association is holding a conference on Social Enterprise on 21 October 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland, in collaboration with the European Social Enterprise Law Association (www.esela.eu).


This conference will gather experts in the field of Social Enterprise, Philanthropy and Social Finance. Divided into five panels, the conference will emphasise the collaboration between the private and public sector in supporting social enterprise.


The morning session will focus on legal issues related to social enterprise : it will review the cooperative as legal form for social enterprise, the development of hybrid structures combining business activities with an impact purpose as well as types of collaborations between the State and the private sector supporting social entrepreneurs.


The afternoon session will concentrate on social finance, mission-related investment as well as impact measurement for social enterprises.