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.
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.
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
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.