From 1998 to 2011, Carmine Guanci was one of the founders, the president and legal representative for Vesti Solidale, a social cooperative that aims to help employ disadvantaged people primarily in the environmental sector. He currently holds the position of Vice President in charge of cooperative research and development and the start-up of new business initiatives that strive to protect the environment and provide employment to people in difficult times. The cooperative has 125 employees and a turnover of about €4.5 million.
Since 1998 he has been a Board Member of the Consorzio Farsi Prossimo which is a consortium of social cooperatives promoted by Caritas Ambrosiana and operating in the Diocesi of Milan. Altogether the consortium has about 1,200 employees and more than 300 operational centers with a combined turnover of about €45 million.
Carmine Guanci is Vice president of the social enterprise Abitare Sociale Metropolitano, a non-profit organization that plays the role of making real estate “social” by offering housing at controlled prices to people in need.
He also is the Vice President and the head of projects and development for the Consorzio Farsi Prossimo Salute, a consortium of social cooperatives operating in the health sector (medical and dental clinics).
Since 2014 he has been in the Board of Directors of Laboratorio del Caffè and manages affairs dealing with social cooperation and environmental activities.
From 2002 to 2003 he was the director of Fondazione San Carlo Onlus.