Day1 Highlight: Overview of the SSE by the distinguished speakers: (Plenary Session) SSE as an alternative economic model.
First speaker: Michael Lewis - Opening Remarks Support ecological production method Talked about 6 major needs t addressed by the SSE. These are: food, shelter, energy, finance, commons (community owned facilities) and democratization of ownership We need to make a radical paradigm shift Second Speaker: Paul Singer - history of SSE - SSE originated from traditional people in the past that was not affected by the changes. These traditional people may seem uncooperative, uncivilized but oppression is not present in their society. He emphasized that community is important in realizing human values in a human world. Third Speaker: Peter Uting : SSE and the develoment model - talked about the Millenium Development Goals and the gaps that needs to filled up such as sustainable development, employment, inequity and governance. In order to address them, is the Sustainable Development Goals and also integrate the environmental and social dimensions of development. - also revealed that SSE are gaining a foothold on institutions like the ILO and the UN. Fourth Speaker: Emily Kawano – SSE experiences in Canada - “Establishment of SSE was a reaction to the trickledown effect being espoused by the government in a neo liberal system. One of the question she raised is on how to create a global economy. In answering this, she enumerated different challenges in achieving to wit: a) having a common vision; b) building alliances focused on other issues that is related to SSE; c) starting up the change immediately or scaling up on moving forward; d) communicate better; e) to influence international debates.” -
Latin America and carribean Solidarity economy is inclusive of the women.Strength of social economy in asia: 1. Companies are owned by townspeople in SSE . Poverty alleviation 2. 5. Wide focus –focused on poor and marginalized.Afternoon Session SSE development in different continents Africa areas of achievement: . At present they have 26 networks. 4.newtworking – establishment of strategic alliances . Households must have the minset that they own the community.Community is the dominant mode of organizing life in the community. indigenous people and youth The conscience of environmental justice is gaining weight. Social inclusion in neoliberal economy .Challenges in transition to SSE: 1.it took several years to create a network of RIPESS because of its history.
. .Main devt thrust in asia. 2 there is accumulated wealth of experience in facilitating access of the poor. microfinance and cooperative .discussed the origins of the African SSE network Asia .access to resources 3.capacity building and research evaluatrion . 3 there is vast institutional netweork countrywide.Gave a timeline of the neloliberal economy bdevelopment .SSE is an alternative economy and contrasted it with neoliberal economy . Enterprise must be under the community. 1. There is more neoliberal influence in them. Europe . And made themn realize that they are all on the same ship. Then there is the crisis and Europe is not exempt from the debt crisis that hit the world. It started after the meeting in 2009.People working together to advance their being (asian organization similar to SSE) i.e. There are many movements but they don’t call themselves as social economy They are going to work on territories food serenity and popular education There is a movement of going back to cooperatives There is a need to redemocratize democracy since a representative government does not work anymore. Willingness to learn social economy. 2.visibility and recognition : use of technology to disseminate information . Nurtures additional of social economy as 3rd xector.
North America US started much later.Things like knowledge and culture There is thinking in the US of state4 banks where the state money are used to invest to produce jobs. There is now a burgeoning network social economy orgs. There is participatory budgeting where half a dozen cities are pursuing it. There is social enterprise which used to be community development economy There is a stimulus package to finance social enterprises Social economy has been fashionable because it has been used for profit
One of the major challenges is from the simple differentiation to a real alternative There is also lots to do in terms of visibility and development agenda Solidarity economy is seen as a social activity and not an alternative economy Countries have different development in terms of their development towards transforming to the solidarity economy. There is a rising difference between the rich and poor Solidarity economy is an integral economy and it gives them hope for the future based on fraternity. In Australia.
Oceania (Australia) New Zealand has a vibrant social economy in the 80’s but suddenly it was stop. In Quebec there are multi cooperative co –op Mondragon developed manufacturing cooperative There are things that should be owned and managed by the community.
Day 2: SOA.Groups: .Armadillo foundation is empowered by faith. .There must be Christian values foundation .TKFI . Moral aspect . uprightness Responsible governance in social enterprise .Social Enterprise model against the market model .What actions do you propose . Where groups would be allowed to practice SSE .Transformation is the key to social enterprise 3 bottomline: social development services.We are not yet 100% social enterprise .Installing moral values such as righteousness. righteousness and sharing the profits .SSE looks at the supply chain .What could be done to inculcate SSE core values . financial sustainability and ecological preservation Experiences of organization in transforming to a SSE enterprise .King’s Court . profitability and sustainability .What core values of SSE would be applied . 4: responsible Governance and SSE I.Case study of a motel owner business transforming to SSE .They stopped the briberies because they highlight righteousness .
.Policy group .The policy group crafted a bill which they submitted to Sen Cayetano which calls for an SSE special economic zone.Governance practices of the business supply chain to be socially responsible and henceforth contributing to the inculcation of SSE core value .The seesion was divided into groups led by micro finance groups to craft their own SSE objectives They were asked to answer the following: .What tangible ways .Difference between traditional business and SSE – profit vs people.Talked about participatory budgeting
II.Asks for a SSE zone in the Philippines Workshop .God as the center of the development of SSE .Forming SSE core value .SSE is a non private enterprise it is the stewardship of public property.
III.Enumerated the challenges of transforming to SSE .
local authorities.South Africa – helping small enterprises .Africa .North America – Canada – approaches in SSE development III. pool and share transferable tools and methods . between organizations with multiple features (businesses.• at the grassroots level. reach a critical mass capable of influencing frameworks for action and regional.• between these individuals and organizations with a specific bio-geographical environment. networks.Mangrove protection . national and global decisions. cultural and economic relations are organized: . II. mutual aid. sectors of production. Territory definition . Changing direction by combining two obligations . etc. establish and increase the range of solutions. that they inherited and that has a destiny (whether native born.Bangladesh . common thread for contributions and discussions at the workshop on How to Make Progress . economic and ecological. Understanding global interdependencies is a crucial factor in achieving this goal (refer to attached PDF file IV. . migrants or visitors).Make progress over the next four years in introducing the RIPESS intercontinental project to theglobal agenda and “constructing the social and solidarity economy as an alternative model.Day3 Theme 2: SSE in their territories (morning) I. a past and a future in a same area. between inhabitants who share a common heritage. states.• at different levels. a territory is a geographically-based action system.For us. . .). where social.Latin America – Guatemala . link the horizontal with the vertical to prepare the conditions for democratic territorial governance of the social.Strengthen the organization of “companies that cooperate at the local level”. link them together sothey can help each other.The first obligation and ultimate goal is still to ensure social and economic justice for all. Reports from different countries .Asia .Organize at different levels. of adoption.”
.Europe – Italy .Nepal .community based forest . .• between all these components and larger ones (macro) or smaller ones (micro).
Help the informal sectors in order to capacitate them. . We would like ro see cooperatives to upscale in order to battle the conglomerates.In Social economic development.Afternoon (ASEC session) I. Recap and mobilize the OFW in the community as sources of funding III.Started in Europe in Luembourg Introduced the concept of ethical financing . Encouraging investors to look into this business proposition.promotes gender equality. History of ASEC Presentation of results of SOAs 4-12 (check the program) .SOA6 . .SOA5 – Global youth of SSE – education envirornment entrepreneurship and governance (core values) .Established a microfinance network . Our peoducts must have a story behind.SOA7 . . Need for product development.livelihood development. Every instutition’s action in promoting SSE was mentioned. Make SSE accessible to women Potential of SSE for disaster risk management – disaster resilience Disaster risk reduction should be explored by SSE as a new area .SOA8 –SSE and the business sector.SOA11 – cooperatives. Improve policies that will provides more incentives to farmers and NGOs.SOA 9 – Social enterprise . Unity amongb farmers to sustain association.Core values .SOA4 – Responsible governance – core values + cations to take .Mission vision . SSE and the ILO perspective . NEDA will push for policies in order for SME to have access to finances.How will we sustain SSE .SOA10 – public farmers in SSE of agricorp.How can you contribute to SSE . II. people is important .Do things different than a commercial bank
. .SOA12 – cooperatives and entrepreneurs are members.Resources must be distributed properly IV. World Social Bank .
Theme 1: Global Vision .Theme 3: Global Networking and Organizing . Passing of the proposed bill on SSE EcoZone to Senator Alan Peter Cayetano V.Theme 4: Communication and visibility of SSE III.Theme 2: SSE experiences in their territories . Cultural presentations
. II. Closing Remarks VI.org/forums/forum/manila-2013-en-2/?lang=en) .ripess.Day 4 I. Presentation in the Plenary of SOA 1-3 and SOA 4-12 IV. Opening Presentation of Thematic Workshop outputs (see: http://www.