The organization ESCAT, created to group the families of social economy
17 July, 2017
Over 140 people, between them some members of Suara Cooperativa, attended last 10th July the public presentation of the Economy Social Catalonia Association (ESCAT), formed by the five organizations which are the most representatives of the families of the Catalan social economy: The Federation of Worker Cooperatives of Catalonia (Coopcat), the Table Third Sector of Catalonia, the Business Confederation of the Third Social Sector of Catalonia (La Confederació), the Federation of mutual companies of Catalonia (FMC), and the Solidarity Economy Network of Catalonia (XES).
The presentation event of ESCAT, which defends a plural, democratic and solidarity economy to serve people, was attended by the president of the Catalan Government, Carles Puigdemont. The Economy Social Catalonia Association groups 7.422 organizations, 139.202 workers, a social base of 2.5 millions of people and a turnover of 7.853 million euros.