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Social economy: The European Economic and Social Committee adopts two stimulating own-initiative opinions pleading, first, for “an appropriate European legal framework for social economy enterprises’, and, secondly, for “better implementation of the Social Pillar, promoting essential services”

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. At its plenary session of 19 June 2019, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted two particularly interesting own-initiative opinions, both of which contribute in some way) to the reflection on the concept of the social market economy referred to in Article 3(3) of the Treaty on European Union (TEU). Recognise the uniqueness of social economy enterprises through the notion of limited lucrability The first of these opinions, adopted unanimously (minus one abstention), on the report by Mr Alain Coheur, is a plea for "an appropriate European legal framework for social economy enterprises" (SEEs). Cooperatives, mutual societies, social

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Stéphane Rodrigues, Social economy: The European Economic and Social Committee adopts two stimulating own-initiative opinions pleading, first, for “an appropriate European legal framework for social economy enterprises’, and, secondly, for “better implementation of the Social Pillar, promoting essential services” , 19 June 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 92377, pp. 185-186

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