Resource website of social and solidarity economy

Welcome to, the resource website for the social and solidarity economy. The website provides access to 5,282 documents, 1,505 publications and 989 videos, the work of 4,480 authors and 772 organizations. It also lists 242 training courses and 663 websites.

You are looking for :

- a book ?
- a video ?
- a thesis ?
- read the interventions of a conference ?
- a training in SSE ?
- pedagogical tools ?
- which legislations in favour of ESS exist in the different countries ?
- who are the alternative medias ?
- who are the SSE networks in your region/country/in the world ?
- where are the research centers on SSE in your region/country/in the world ?
- which are the public policies in favour of SSE at the muniicipal/regional/national or international level ?

You are looking for

- inspiring stories : ? The map of solutions recounts the SSE stories, descriptions of experiences to inspire others.
- an initiative near home or in a place you are going to : ? The map of initiatives allows you to find it (The Essglobal mapping has been developed as yet for Brasil, Quebec and France)

You can participate by :

- writing a concept definition of SSE in Solecopedia, the encyclopedia of SSE in 7 languages
- sending us a document/ a description of expérience/your thesis/a video /an example of public policy ....


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The SSE in videos

What is a Housing Co-op?

Central Ontario Co-operative Housing Federation

Last publications on the site

Moving Beyond Capitalism

Edited by Cliff DuRand

Routledge, USA

August 2016

How Government Support for Social Enterprise Can Reduce Poverty and Green House Gases

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba

Lynne Fernandez

Errol Black Chair, Canada

January 2016