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15.12.2017

“Are you cooperative?” flyer, released in 2014, gives a brief overview of cooperatives and Cooperatives Europe. Read more.
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15.12.2017

Are you considering selling your business? This may be one of the most important decisions in your professional life. All the more reason not to miss an obvious solution: the purchase of your business by those who, sometimes for years, have helped you expand it. Want to know more?...

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15.12.2017

The brochure “Sharing the benefits” explores international development through cooperatives.

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14.12.2017

“Ready, Steady, Coop – a practical guide for cooperative startups” publication is intended to support cooperative development agencies that accompany young people who want to start their cooperative business. The guide helps organisations run a successful cooperative mentoring programme that is open to all entrepreneurs who intend to start a cooperative....
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14.12.2017

“Building Strong Development Cooperation – Partnership Opportunities between Cooperatives and the EU” study intends to strengthen the collaboration between cooperatives and EU institutions. It showcases development activities undertaken by cooperatives and the EU, as well as existing partnerships, the challenges they face, and steps for improvement.  Click here to read the full...

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14.12.2017

“Building People-Centred Enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean – Cooperative Case Studies” 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...

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14.12.2017

“Building Inclusive Enterprises in Africa – Cooperative Case Studies” document showcases 21 best practices from diverse African cooperatives and how they have an impact on the development of this continent. In particular they highlight the ability of cooperative businesses to empower youth and women, to bring significant improvements to...

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14.12.2017

‘The Power of Cooperation – Cooperatives Europe Key Figures 2015’ gathers statistics collected during a 18-month long research project with members, combining the efforts and contributions of 40 national and sectoral experts from 34 European countries. The report brings forward the impact of cooperatives across Europe, which provide more...

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14.12.2017

“Cooperative Platforms in a European Landscape: An Exploratory Study” by Cooperatives Europe, in collaboration with LAMA Development and Cooperation Agency is the first known European exploratory study of its kind that provides an overview of established cooperatives already developing innovations in the collaborative economy field and reveals the results of the online...

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14.12.2017

  Cooperatives Europe has released TransfertoCOOPS flyers in the framework of the project. The flyers provide information regarding business transfers into worker-owned cooperatives in Europe. 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...

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14.12.2017

“Beyond borders: #CoopYouth for a stronger global movement” was released during the International Cooperative Summit 2016 in Quebec. Gathering contributions from 70 young cooperators, the document presents the existing youth networks from the four regions of the International Cooperative Alliance and provides insight into the activities carried out across the world....
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14.12.2017

The video titled “The collaborative economy, what is it?” was released by Cooperatives Europe and Possum Interactive, a creative digital cooperative agency. The short animation underlines the potential of cooperatives for the future of collaborative economy. Read the full press release.