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Worker, social and producers’ cooperatives will keep contributing to the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda

In September 2015, at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, world leaders have adopted the 2030 Agenda aiming at achieving targeted Sustainable Development Goals over the next 15 years. To end poverty, promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth together with inclusive and sustainable industrialization and ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns are some of the goals. Employing 16 million people worldwide, worker, social and producers’ (...)

Socio political and ecologic impact: A Uruguayan cooperative rehabilitates 73 individuals

The social cooperative Ambiental (COSAM) was created in 2012 as an environmental service enterprise for the Comuna Canaria in Uruguay; it is specialized in trash collection, bin and public parks cleaning in the cities and hubs in the outskirts of La Paz, Las Piedras and Progeso. 210 000 people use their services.

The USA Cooperative Youth Council: Who are they and what do they do?

Through the USA Cooperative Youth Council (USACYC) young cooperators can directly participate democratically, assume leadership roles and be provided with education and experiential opportunities to learn more about cooperatives. Founded in 2012, it is a directly participatory organization that wishes to initiate, coordinate, promote and participate in educational efforts and programs that empower youth. The Youth Council is democratically run, and a board is elected to govern the (...)

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