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01.12.2020

On 1 December, Cooperatives Europe, Fair Trade Advocacy Office and CONCORD launched their joint report “Mind our business: Amplify the transformative power of sustainable and inclusive business models through EU external action”. The vast impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has shown once again that the European Union and its Member States should actively contribute...
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26.11.2020

On 27th of November, the European Parliament set out a blueprint for a new Industrial Strategy for Europe, shifting its approach from the original strategy published in March 2020 in order to help businesses cope with the Covid-19 crisis as well as implement the environmental twin transitions.  The new...
A sustainable future - with cooperatives

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20.10.2020

Common statement   Scientists say that the next 10 years are critical to minimise the existential threat that climate change and environmental degradation pose to the world. Striving to be the first climate-neutral continent, the European Green Deal is the European Union’s commitment to work towards systemic change, rethinking...
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06.10.2020

Cooperatives Europe, together with the partners of the Coopstarter 2.0 Erasmus+ project, held the final event of the project on August 20th, titled “Supporting the emergence of a EU-wide dynamic for youth entrepreneurship.” The event was held online in two sessions due to current travel restrictions. The morning session...
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02.10.2020

Cooperatives Europe released its Gender Equality Charter on 2nd of October. The document, approved by the General Assembly, is a commitment by Cooperatives Europe to strengthen its activities in closing the gender gap as well as a call to its members to implement the 10 commitments in their respective...
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24.09.2020

Sharing, Collaboration, Cooperation (SCC) project, led by Cooperatives Europe, has released the Caracol toolkit.  This toolkit is a one-stop-shop for catalyst agents of collaborative experiences willing to involve academic institutions, students, citizens, organisations in the set up and creation of collaborative spaces, as well as opening up their training and learning offer to...
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16.09.2020

On 16th of September, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, gave her first yearly State of the Union speech to the European Parliament, highlighting this year’s core actions and challenges as well as discussing the vision for the future. Read the full speech here.  While...
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14.09.2020

On 14th of September Cooperatives Europe released Survey Report: ‘Covid-19 crisis and its economic and social impact on cooperatives.’ Views and experiences were collected from cooperative enterprises active in the European region (incl. neighbourhood countries) and national members apex organisations, representing all together close to 90% of the cooperative...
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08.09.2020

On the 8th of September Cooperatives Europe, as an activity under the ICA-EU Partnership (Coops4dev), released the Coopedia Knowledge Base – a collaborative search engine listing resources (guides, articles, videos, books and more) on cooperative entrepreneurship.  Developed with cooperators in mind, Coopedia aims to gather the cooperative movement behind its...
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22.07.2020

On Tuesday 21st of July, during an EU Summit, EU leaders agreed on an EU recovery plan to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, and on a new long-term EU budget.     Considering the major economic and social challenges our cooperatives, along with other types of businesses, are dealing with, Cooperatives Europe is relieved that,...