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Study on the Impact of the European Commission’s Social Business Initiative (SBI) and its Follow-up Actions

Call Call for tenders

The purpose of the present study is to provide the commission services with a comprehensive, evidence-based analysis of the impact of SBI on the development of social enterprises/social economy and their operating environments both at national and EU level. The impact should be measured against the key objective of the policy initiatives pursued since the SBI: creating enabling conditions for the development of social enterprises/social economy.

This call for tenders aims at the following:

  • analysing the impact of the SBI both at EU and national levels on the development of social enterprises, and/or social economy as appropriate. Particular emphasis shall be put on system level changes, such as changes in legislation, institutions, policy design processes, networks or financing markets,
  • dentifying the possible need and most pertinent scope for any future policy action in this field.