Social Cooperative “Wind of Renewal” (“Anemos Ananeosis”)

was created by socially active people in order to play a strategic, synthetic and scientific role in the promotion of the:

  • social – cooperative and responsible economy,
  • sustainable, effective, innovative social enterprises
  • green – circular economy
  • social and environmental innovation
  • employment in green, social and cultural sectors,
  • incorporation of democracy and human rights in financial and social life.

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Our goals are:

  • information, good practises exchange and initiatives for the promotion of green – circular economy
  • strategies, policies and practices for a greener economy
  • exchange of knowledge, cooperation, self-organisation and networking among the social cooperatives (regardless their legal status) in a local, regional, national and European level and cooperation based on values, principles and common positions, a Code of Conduct for Social Enterprises
  • development of social cooperative structures, skills and capacities using the European experience, expertise, innovation and research
  • enhance the dialog among basic social partners, research centers, local communities for the development of the social, solidary and cooperative economy,
  • promote proper education schemes in order to enhance social cooperatives.

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Fields of activity:

  • Drafting policy papers and influencing strategies, policies and practices for a green economy
  • Public awareness, cooperation and activities for the promotion of green/circular economy, social economy, eco- and social innovation and intercultural dialogue information
  • Exchange of good practices and experiences for the promotion of green – circular economy and social economy
  • Promotion of cooperation, self-organisation and networking among social cooperatives and social actors in a local, regional, national and European level,
  • Development of social cooperative structures in Greece using the existed European experience, as well as expertise, innovation and research
  • Training, consulting services, monitoring and support of cooperatives/social enterprises and social actors.
  • Consulting of local communities, municipalities and key actors for the promotion of eco- and social innovation

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Wind of Renewal cooperates (based on values, principles and common positions) with:

  • institutions, research centers and universities
  • Municipalities, local communities and active citizens
  • social, environmental, cultural and professional organizations
  • other social enterprises and their networks
  • at local, regional, national, european and international level in order to promote the above-mentioned issues.