‘The Power of Cooperation – Cooperatives Europe Key Figures 2015’. The report brings forward the impact of cooperatives across Europe, which provide more than 4.7 million jobs and have a total annual turnover of 1,005 billion Euros – more than the GDP of Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden combined. Significant information with up-to-date facts and figures on cooperatives – by sector and by country – is being provided, in order to increase the effectiveness of cooperative advocacy activities in Europe. In particular the strengths and the potential of the European cooperative movement are being highlighted.
This report is based on a 18-month long research project with members combining the efforts and contributions of 40 national and sectoral experts from 34 European countries.
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SE4Ces:Joining Social Economy Forces towards Community development, Connected societies, Co-creation of knowledge and Collaborative education practices.
With greater levels of uncertainty, social inequalities and unemployment as a result of economic and socio-political forces, Social Economy has proven to be part of the solution to address the needs of people to create stable employment and promote social inclusion.
Horizon2020 project CO-FRESH – Co-creating sustainable and competitive fruits and vegetables’ value chains in Europe CO-FRESH is an innovation action project funded by the European Union’s research and innovation programme Horizon2020, with the aim to promote more sustainable and efficient agri-food value chains through concrete actions and approaches. The project, with a duration of 42 months […]
The inclusion of an entrepreneurship approach, and more concretely a cooperative entrepreneurship approach, within the Higher Education context is lacking as stated by the European Commission in a report released on February 28th 2017, “An agenda for the modernization of higher education”. This gap is covered by Coop4EDU project, by accomplishing with the above mentioned priority […]