On 11 June 2020, lawyers joined the first online meeting of Asia-Pacific Impact Lawyers, hosted by esela - The legal network for social impact.Find Out More
The First European Benefit Corporation has arrived!Find Out More
On 16 March 2016, the French government submitted its first request for proposals for social impact bonds projects (contrat à impact social).
Italian specialist law firm R&P Legal contributes to Benefit Corporation seminar, alongside B Lab representatives and government ministers.Find Out More
The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill will give charities and social enterprises a statutory social investment power.Find Out More
Castrén & Snellman, ESELA's specialist law firm in Finland, host a social finance breakfast seminar in collaboration with Uusia Network Oy.Find Out More
A bill which proposes to provide funding to pay for full-time employment contracts for French social enterprises is being debated in the Senate.Find Out More
As of 1 January 2016, a new law in France means that all legal forms are able to apply to receive the ESS Enterprise status.Find Out More
Italy has become the first country outside the USA to approve the introduction of a new law allowing companies to register as B Corps.Find Out More
ESELA was invited to present at a capacity building seminar led by the OECD and the European Commission on 18 February in Brussels.Find Out More
ESELA has published a Europe-wide report which maps the legal state of social enterprise in various jurisdictions.
GECES Expert Group to make new proposals for promoting social enterprise.