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RIPESS speech on Social Solidarity Economy and the Financing of Sustainable Development

Social Solidarity Economy and Sustainable Development Financing Contributions to the ICESDF 12 May Dialogue Session Daniel Tygel, RIPESS – Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity Economy, http://ripess.org/?lang=en   Download the pdf version of the paper As the world becomes more and more interconnected, with capital flows over the states borders, it’s impossible to …

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RIPESS Asia speech delivered at the Asia Pacific Outreach Meeting on Sustainable Development Financing

Public-Civil Society Organization Partnership in Developing Capital Markets for SMEs and Social Enterprises in Asia & the Pacific Dr. Benjamin Quiñones, Jr., Chairman, Asian Solidarity Economy Council, Board member, RIPESS Speech delivered at the Asia Pacific Outreach Meeting on Sustainable Development Financing. Jakarta, Indonesia. June 10-11, 2014 My heartfelt thanks to the Ministry of Finance …

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RIPESS recommendations to the UN-SDSN report “Indicators for Sustainable Development”

On March 6, RIPESS took part in a teleconference consultation organized by the UN Agency SDSN (Sustainable Development Solutions Network) about their draft report on “Indicators for Sustainable Development”, which will be delivered to the UN Memberstates as part of the post-2015 development agenda process. The report proposes 100 indicators in 10 Goals. Ripess made …

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RIPESS Launches a Global Consultation on the SSE Recommendations for the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The public consultation is available at http://www.ripess.org/recommendations-from-sse-for-the-post2015-agenda/?lang=en The Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity Economy (RIPESS) is pleased to invite your organization / network to contribute to the participatory construction of the Recommendations by Social Solidarity Economy to the Millenium Development Goals post-2015. The Consultation is public and open from February 1st to …

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Ripess website ready for mobile!

Now the RIPESS website (and the SSE TV) is entirely adapted to mobiles, tablets and smartphones. The menu becomes a slider activated in a small icon on the right. More practical, and more accesible… Try it!. http://ripess.org/?lang=en

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Making Solidarity Economy Visible

By Jason Nardi Worldwide communication and visibility of solidarity economy by RIPESS was the focus of one of the thematic workshops in Manila, in parallel with others such as Networking. It is of course a crucial issue, with many levels and implications, especially since at the international level the differences of approaches and languages is …

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MANILA’13: a global vision is beginning to emerge

Four years after LUX’09 – a time when Ripess Europe did not yet exist – it was Asia’s turn to host the 5th international meeting of RIPESS and Manila, capital of the Philippnes was where it happened from 15-18th of October. The fact that more than 600 people from over 30 countries participated is a …

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Ethical Consumer: Interview with Fairphone

Source: http://www.ethicalconsumer.org/ethicalreports/mobilesreport/fairphone.aspx Fairphone is a bold new social enterprise which aims to challenge producers in the mobile phone market by producing a smartphone that’s not only free of some conflict minerals but also has the usability and quality of any of the big name brands. Tim Hunt caught up with Tessa Wernink, a director of …

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