EuCIE is a confederation that brings members of the European Union with similar inclusive entrepreneurial systems togehter.
Eight inclusive enterprises in Austria, have been offering solid and secure jobs and trainings for people with disabilities for more than 40 years. The non-profit companys are making an enormously important contribution to inclusion and combine economic thinking with social responsibility. Together they offer a wide range of products, manufacturing techniques and services and have established themselves as a competent business partner for numerous renowned companies.
Belgium, Wallonia, Eweta
The Fédération Wallonne des Entreprises de Travail Adapté exists since 1978. Today, it has 55 member enterprises, bringing together more than 8,000 disabled workers.
In Belgium, an inclusive enterprise is called “Entreprise de Travail Adapté” (ETA).
The Union Nationale des Entreprises Adaptées is a professional association founded in 1987. It has 522 member enterprises representing 34,229 disabled workers.
Since 2005, the “Disability Law” has distinguished two types of structures for the integration of disabled workers: Establishments and Services for Assistance through Work (ESAT) on one hand and Inclusive Enterprises on the other. The latter are part of the ordinary work system and UNEA is the organization that aims to federate and represent them to public and private actors.
Germany, bag if
bag if is the German national federation of inclusive enterprises. It represents about 900 inclusive enterprises, of which 360 are members, and more than 26,000 employees including 12,000 with disabilities. bag if’s network includes regional federations in all German states. bag if’s subsidiary, FAF GmbH, is an expert in consulting for inclusive enterprises.
The Confederacion Nacional de Centros Especiales de Empleo was created in 2000 to bring together the federations and associations of Spanish inclusive enterprises (Centros Especiales de Empleo). In total, more than 400 enterprises are represented, which entails more than 20.000 disabled workers.
Social Support Association „Me-You-Us” a non-governmental organization from Poland – since 2002 has been actively involved in preparing workplaces for people who are at risk of social exclusion by implementing the model of social enterprise and sharing knowledge in this area with various organizations to spread the social enterprise and social economy ideas. We are certified Centre of Social Economy Support on behalf of Ministry Work, Social Policy and Family in Poland.