Multi-country Social Outcomes Contracting to tackle unemployment in Europe

Multi-country Social Outcomes Contracting to tackle unemployment in Europe

European Union Member States have been confronted with the challenge of unemployment for several decades with relatively similar characteristics. Seeking innovative approaches to tackle this common issue, KOIS has supported the European Investment Advisory Hub (EIAH), in testing the preliminary feasibility of a Pan-European Social Outcomes Contracting (SOC) scheme. In this study, we explore the potential benefits and hurdles of a multi country Social Outcomes Contracting in three pilot countries, France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Emoha: empowering elders to enjoy their lives to the fullest

Emoha: empowering elders to enjoy their lives to the fullest

For Elders & their families Emoha is a “connected” community that brings together world class expertise to deliver single-click access to a range of health & emergency, social & engagement, & conveniences at home. This way, they can enjoy life to the fullest because at Emoha, it’s about elders first.

BeCode: Training vulnerable job seekers to the digital jobs of tomorrow

BeCode: Training vulnerable job seekers to the digital jobs of tomorrow

BeCode aims to tackle the digital skill gap and unemployment issue all at once. By offering intensive digital training to vulnerable populations, this Belgian NGO already managed to put 65% of its trainees back to work.

From 2020 to 2025, BeCode will receive financing through a Social Impact Bond structured by KOIS. Actiris, the Brussels Employment Agency, will act as the outcome funder. The funding will support the training an additional 450 beneficiaries, with a focus on non-EU immigrants and women.