The winning participants are managers from the following enterprises :
PACE Social Enterprise from Ireland that provides people that have experienced prison or probation with job opportunities;
Humana Nova which is a Croatian WISE working in the production and sales of textile products made from recycled fabrics employing people with disabilities and people disadvantaged;
Milieuwerk from The Netherlands which acts as an intermediary between vulnerable people and big corporates by providing them with suitable work places.
This has been a short but very exciting award ceremony with a brilliant moderator, Chris Gordon from ISEN, the participation of Sylvie Guillaume, French member of the European Parliament, Ann Branch, chief of unit in the DG Employment of the European Commission, together with Corine van de Burgt, ENSIE’s President.
ll these convinced and engaged people are the big motivation of our daily work which consists of finding more support and promotion for all WISEs and their workers!
Finally, this Award is organised in collaboration with RREUSE, Social Firms Europe CEFEC and the CEC, and also granted in the framework of the “European Social Economy Award” in collaboration with Social Economy Europe and REVES.
A common award ceremony is planned to be organised at the next year’s European Social Economy Summit in Mannheim and we will wait for all of you, together, to celebrate WISEs and their managers!