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TRACK TOPIC:

Social economy

  “Social Economy, social businesses and Sustainability; sources of well-being?

CHAIRs:

Nathalie Lachapelle   
Business School, Téluq, University of Québec, Canada
nl

Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay
Business School, Téluq, University of Québec, Canada
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TRACK TOPIC DESCRIPTION:

In many countries over the years, social innovation ecosystems have developed which include various actors of the social economy, and sometimes also social businesses.

These ecosystems play a fundamental role in the emergence and support of social economy enterprises. In some countries,  ecosystems are supported by the State, while in others it is institutionalized in various other ways.

This track calls for papers which would develop on the institutionalization of the social economy and social business in various countries, as well as the resources and other financing mixes put forward in the social businesses and in the social economy or collective businesses.

The topics of this track are, but are not limited to:

·        Boundaries between social and collective entrepreneurship, or social economy;

·        Social innovation and sustainable well being;

·        Social businesses and sustainability; ·        Social Economy and sustainable well being;

·        Environmental issues and Sustainable development;

·        Culture, agenda 21 and sustainable well-being;

·        Mutualization of resources in the social economy;

·        Participative financing and sustainable well-being.