EU Council adopts conclusions on the promotion of social economy: good opportunity for cooperatives

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 - 12pm
On 7th December 2015 the EU Council in its Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs configuration (EPSCO), adopted conclusions on the promotion of Social Economy as a key driver of economic and social development in Europe...

Single market strategy: a step into the right direction

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 - 2pm
On 28 th Octobre 2015 the European Commission released the communication “ Upgrading the Single Market: More Opportunities for People and Business ”. Cooperatives Europe welcomes this initiative: a new, deeper and fairer Single Market can only be...

The EU energy market of the future: cooperative recommendations

Friday, 23 October 2015 - 4pm
Cooperatives Europe in partnership with Cera organised its second Coop Break ‘Light my fire – The energy transition, an opportunity for cooperative energy-production' on 22nd October 2015 in Brussels. The event focused on the energy transition and...

Partnership Opportunities between Cooperatives and the EU: Cooperatives Europe’s new study released

Thursday, 22 October 2015 - 8am
Cooperatives Europe releases today its latest publication “Building Strong Development Cooperation - Partnership Opportunities between Cooperatives and the EU”. This study intends to strengthen the collaboration between cooperatives and EU...

Second meeting of the European Young Co-operators Network in Italy

Thursday, 24 September 2015 - 4pm
On September 22-23, the second meeting of the European network of young cooperators took place. Hosted by Generazioni Legacoop Emilia-Romagna, OOP! Confcooperative and AGCI Giovani, the meeting took place in Bologna and at the Expo Milano 2015...

Ready, Steady, Coop! - a practical guide for cooperative startups released

Friday, 18 September 2015 - 4pm
Cooperatives Europe, together with the partners of the CoopStarter consortium, are releasing today " Ready, Steady, Coop - a practical guide for cooperative startups ". This publication is intended to support cooperative development agencies that...

Building People-Centred Enterprises in Latin America: Second Report on Cooperatives in Development Released

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 9am
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,...

Summer Energy Package – the European Commission sees an important role for citizens in the energy transition

Monday, 20 July 2015 - 12pm
On Wednesday 15 th July 2015 the European Commission published proposals on self-consumption and consumers that Cooperatives Europe and its renewable energy sector organisation REScoop.eu consider a good basis for getting citizens and their energy...

Building Inclusive Enterprises in Africa: Cooperatives Europe releases new report

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 4pm
Cooperatives Europe released today its latest publication about “ Building Inclusive Enterprises in Africa - Cooperative Case Studies ”. The document showcases 21 best practices from diverse African cooperatives and how they have an impact on the...

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015: The leading role of local initiatives in the energy transition

Friday, 19 June 2015 - 12pm
This year’s EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) put a strong focus on local initiatives and cooperatives were represented in various workshops and conferences. Cooperatives Europe, together with REScoop.EU, Euro Coop, Housing Europe and various...

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