EU Commission releases report of cooperative working group to foster cooperatives’ potential in the EU

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 - 10am
The European Commission recently published the report of the cooperative working group ‘Fostering cooperatives’ potential to generate smart growth & jobs” with first concrete recommendations for EU policymakers on its website. The working group...

Cooperatives Europe and Cogeca: EU cooperatives need to be included in the EFSI

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 11am
EU cooperative projects relating to agri-food, renewable energy and bio-economy sectors must be central to 315 billion euros Juncker Investment Plan, Cooperatives Europe and Cogeca stress in debate at the European Parliament Cooperatives Europe,...

European Young Cooperators Network launched in Paris

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 12pm
Cooperatives Europe - the European region of the International Cooperative Alliance, launched yesterday the European Young Cooperators Network. The launch took place during 2015 Cooperatives Europe General Assembly in Paris. A panel discussion was...

Joint letter to President Juncker on the Small Business Act

Friday, 10 April 2015 - 12pm
Cooperatives Europe, together with Business Europe, European Small Business Alliance, Eurochambers, Eurocommerce, European Familiy Business and UEAPME have addressed a letter to Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission calling on...

iCareCoops

Have a look at the project's website . Cooperatives Europe will be partner of iCareCoops, a European Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) project which aims to integrate modern technologies in the support and promotion of European elderly care via using...

SME envoy: A step forward for a stronger EU SME policy

Monday, 23 March 2015 - 1pm
On 19-20 March Cooperatives Europe attended the latest Small and Medium-sized enterprises (SME) envoy’s meeting in Paris. The event was hosted by the French Ministry for Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs. All Member States, the EU Commission and...

A New Greek economy – Empowering Greek citizens through member-owned and democratically controlled enterprises

Friday, 20 March 2015 - 3pm
The Greek Euro tragedy has occupied media space for months and years now. At the same time Greek citizens all round the country, be it in Athens, Thessaloniki, Pelopponnese or Epirus, have either lost their job or saw their work income reduced by...

Energy Union Package: Towards a citizen-centred energy transition

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 4pm
On the eve of the European Council Meeting, Cooperatives Europe together with renewable energy cooperatives, environmental NGOs and city networks (including REScoop.EU, Enercoop, The Co-operative Energy, SomEnergia, ICLEI, Climate Alliance, Friends...

EU Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 5pm
The EU’s bi-annual multi-stakeholder forum on Corporate Social Responsibility took place at the Commission in Brussels on February 3-4. Cooperatives Europe was invited to the panel on ‘CSR as a driver for innovation, competitiveness & growth’...

Cooperative model: key to progress in the EU development agenda

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 6pm
On 28th January, Cooperatives Europe and Euro Coop jointly held the seminar ‘Businesses for Development: Perspectives from the Cooperative World’ at the European Parliament in Brussels. The event, hosted by MEP Linda McAvan, Chair of the EU DEVE...

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