La Confédération Générale des Sociétés Coopératives et Participatives supports the creation, buyout and development of worker cooperatives and social cooperatives in France, offering a wide range of services: long-term assistance, financing, training, inter-professional exchange, rapresentation vis à vis the public authorities. It represents 3.177 cooperatives and 57.000 workers of which 75% are workers members. Their aggregate turnover is around 5 billion euro.
Hope for cooperative SMEs: EU Adopts Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative to combat COVID-19News
On the 30th of March, the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative has been adopted to ease Member States’ economic effort in the fight against COVID-19 outbreak. Cohesion funds can help SMEs, including industrial and service cooperatives.Read more