The global E-magazine on cooperatives in industry and services
The strong commitment of the Mondragon Corporation cooperatives to employment has matersalized, in spite of the economic situation. Only four months after filing for protection from creditors, Fagor Electrodomésticos has achieved a total of 937 relocations for worker-members (temporary and permanent). Most of the relocations were focused on the industrial and distribution sector, followed by the finance sector; 55 cooperatives have been involved in this process. Taking into account those (...)
The 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives will welcome over 150 international experts to share with participants their vision, knowledge, and perspective on challenges and future prospects facing cooperative and mutual enterprises, including Bruno Roelants, Secretary General of CICOPA.
The cooperatives in Argentina have decided to take a strategic step up in telecommunications, now the change in laws governing such services, rules that the non-profit entities can be therefore providers of radio and television. Over two hundred cooperatives providing public services thus became cable operators.
The Data Commons gathers information and creates tools that make it easy for members to access each others' data, and broadcast information to the public. What this means for worker cooperatives and developers across North America is easy access to information that has been absent in the past - the ability to know just who and where other cooperatives are.
International Organisation of Industrial, Artisanal and
Service Producers' Cooperatives
Secretariat: C/O European Cooperative House - avenue Milcamps 105
1030 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 543 1033, fax: +32 2 543 1037