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The book "Values", a good training tool for multi-stakeholder cooperatives

The book “Values – How to Bring Values to Life in your Business” written by Ed Mayo, the Secretary General of CICOPA’s member organization Co-operatives UK has been recently released. It discusses business values in general and cooperative values in particular, suggesting that the latter must form a coherent whole to be shared by their members-stakeholders.

The President of CICOPA receives recognition of the Polish cooperative movement on its 200th anniversary

The president of CICOPA, Manuel Mariscal has received the medal for the 200th anniversary of the Polish cooperative movement under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda.

Industrial and service cooperatives in the Asia-Pacific region: challenges for their development

Although the concept of industrial and service cooperatives has yet to be fully developed in Asia, there are already many of them working in the region. Therefore, to further develop these cooperatives, the most important and urgent thing is to understand who these cooperatives are and to identify the challenges for their development, as well as for a more conducive environment for the fulfilment of their potential. In order to examine this worldwide reality and to gain a greater (...)

Coopetín is born: Colombia’s first social cooperative

The cooperative is made up of 20 people who used to live on the streets. It will provide artistic, environmental, and maintenance services, with support from solidarity-based unions. Although social cooperatives have yet to have been introduced into legislation by the National Government, this cooperative has been set up with support from CICOPA members in Colombia, Ascoop and Confecoop, to provide an alternative for its members struggling with social (...)

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