About this initiative


This initiative aims to help Member States better adapt their policies and laws to the specific needs of the social economy, in all relevant fields. It was announced in the action plan for the social economy.

This initiative is necessary to unlock the untapped potential of the social economy and to make sure that it is developed more evenly across EU Member States and regions.

Employment and social affairs
Type of act
Proposal for a recommendation

Call for evidence

Feedback period
18 August 2022 – 30 September 2022  (midnight Brussels time)

The Commission would like to hear your views.

This call for evidence is open for feedback. Your input will be taken into account as we further develop and fine-tune this initiative. Feedback received will be published on this site and therefore must adhere to the feedback rules.