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What position can businesses hold in an economy that takes solidarity into consideration?

Launch text “Solidarity economy »

Marcial Cozette, June 2000

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Summary :

For some years, many changes in the field of economy and the behaviour of its contributors have been observed. We witness the emergence of new practices and new contributors that attempt to reconcile the economy, business and citizens; sometimes successfully, sometimes not.

However, faced with these evolutions, what position can businesses hold in an economy that takes solidarity into consideration?

To start up this reflection, it would be useful to establish two main lines of actions: present contributors and new professionals (inside and outside the business). Civil society also has its role to play. Thus, a balance must be found between the different contributors, who are concerned by a « solidarity economy »,.