Study: Collaborative economy - an opportunity for cooperatives

Mon, 05/09/2016

“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 mapping study, analysing 38 cases from 11 European countries and 3 initiatives from outside the EU. In addition, the publication explores the interest, awareness, practical cases, opportunities and challenges faced, through a series of interviews conducted with cooperative associations from 9 EU Member States.

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