Founded in 1999, Banca Etica is a cooperative bank that operates in Italy and Spain according to strict ethical finance principles, including attention to the non-economic consequences of economic actions. Its democratic management and ethical approach are ensured by all shareholders having the same voting rights, irrespective of the number of shares they own. Banca Etica funds projects aimed at welfare, social economy, environmental protection, innovation, international cooperation and culture.
Founded in 1989 to promote seed capital funds in Europe, Bizkaia Seed Capital is a public company operating under the Department of Economic Promotion of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia, administering and managing various financing instruments. Its focus is on encouraging innovation, social impact and the promotion and regeneration of business in Bizkaia.
Phitrust Partenaires is a social investment company that provides technical and financial support to small and medium-sized for-profit companies that create a positive social and environmental impact. Phitrust Partenaires invests globally in a range of sectors, with a focus on financing social enterprises in Europe and West Africa.