ECONOMY

Conference considers social economy’s future

European Commission representative Wolfgang Borde (center) and the head of the Greek agency managing the EU’s EQUAL program, Fotini Tsiller (on his right), at yesterday’s conference on the ‘Growth Prospects of the Social Economy,’ at Zappeion Hall. About 2 percent of the active population work in social economy-related activities, including 110 women’s agricultural cooperatives and other non-profit organizations.