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Building People-centred Enterprises in Latin America: second report on cooperatives in development released

Cooperatives Europe releases today its latest publication “Building People-Centred Enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean – Cooperative Case Studies”. The document showcases 20 best practices, from renewable energy to quinoa cultivation, from handicraft to credit unions. It highlights the ability of cooperatives to provide services of common interest, generate innovation and solidarity, improve livelihoods via fair trade and environmental initiatives, and provide financial inclusion.

European Parliament 2017
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 - 3pm

On September 13, Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, delivered his annual State of the European Union speech before the Members of the European Parliament.

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 10:00am
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“TransfertoCOOPS: Business transfers into worker cooperatives in Europe” conference took place in Brussels on 11th of September, gathering cooperative experts, business associations as well as representatives from the European Institutions.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017 - 3pm

Are you a young person aged 18-35 developing a cooperative project or setting up a cooperative business with a collaborative economy dimension? If yes, we want to hear from YOU!

The competition is now closed

Congratulations to our winners!

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 11am

On 1st of July, we are celebrating the International Day of Cooperatives.  This year's theme concentrates on the inclusive nature of cooperatives, ensuring that no-one is left behind. 

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 - 12pm

Cooperatives Europe and CG Scop (Confederation of worker cooperatives in France) have released a new website in the framework of the European project TransfertoCOOPS.

With over 450,000 SMEs transferred each year in the EU, transfers into worker-owned cooperatives remain an untapped source of economic dynamism which could ensure secure jobs, sustainable expertise and participation in collective and democratic projects. 


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