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15 Jul 2015

Social Needs, Cooperative Answers. Introductory video

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The video "Social Needs, Cooperative Answers. How cooperatives provide community services across the world" paints a picture of the main global trends regarding cooperatives engaged in community services (health, educ...

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15 Jul 2015

Turkish version of TOGETHER

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The documentary TOGETHER. How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis can be fully watched now in Turkish. It was produced in 2012 by CECOP, the European Confederation of cooperatives active in Industry and Services.

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15 Jul 2015

Razem, the Polish version of "Together. How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis"

Position paper

Razem is the Polish version of the documentary Together, produced by the European Confederation of Cooperatives in Industries and Services, CECOP - CICOPA Europe.

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15 Jul 2015

Μαζί (the Greek version of the documentary Together)

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Μαζί is the Greek version of the documentary Together, produced by CECOP - CICOPA Europe and translated by the Greek NGO for the development of cooperatives "KAPA Network".

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15 Jul 2015

TOGETHER. How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis in Korean

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The Korean version of the documentary TOGETHER. A film presented by the European confederation of cooperatives and other employee-owned enterprises that are active in industry, services and crafts produced by the Spanish Worker...

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15 Jul 2015

TOGETHER. How Cooperatives show resilience to the crisis in Japanese

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The Japanese verion of the documentary TOGETHER. How cooperatives show resilience to the cirsis. A film of the European confederation of cooperatives and other employee-owned enterprises that are active in industry, services an...

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15 Jul 2015

TOGETHER . How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis

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The documentary TOGETHER - How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis is the new documentary by CECOP - CICOPA Europe! It shows the resilience of the cooperatives and participative enterprises in industry and services to th...

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14 Jul 2015

The Way Forward: Cooperatives and Development, Cancun, 17 November 2011 (Teaser)

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Cooperatives have an enormous capacity to build a better world at the same time as being sustainable; this is the case of all the cooperatives and especially the contribution of cooperatives in the industry, services and health...

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13 Jul 2015

Slovenian government interested in the development of worker and ‪social cooperatives ‬‬‬‬

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After a recent law on social enterprises (2011), under which 26 social cooperatives are already registered (and about 70 enterprises of other models), there is a new interest towards developing cooperatives under the new govern...

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09 Jul 2015

Workers buy-out: 30 years creating wealth in Italy

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Between 2007 and 2013, the survival rate of Italian enterprises was 48.30% (after 3 years from their birth), whereas all Italian industrial cooperatives born after 2007 had a survival rate of 87,16% after 3 years , being the ma...

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04 Jul 2015

Worker and social cooperatives fostering equality by putting solidarity and democracy in the workplace

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According to the latest Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report, income inequality has reached record highs. The richest 10% of the population in the OECD now earn 9.6 times the income of the poorest...

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01 Jul 2015

First global report on industrial and service cooperatives

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The first global biannual report on industrial and service cooperatives (2013-2014) is out. Published by CICOPA, the international organization of worker, social and producers' cooperatives active in industry and services b...

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23 Jun 2015

3,000 jobs created in worker cooperatives in France

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In 2014, 2,800 jobs were created, including 1,940 in new worker cooperatives in France, according to the latest figures from the French confederation of worker cooperatives CG Scop. "We are very pleased with the results in...

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19 Jun 2015

More than 1,000 cooperators celebrate 30 years of social cooperatives in Italy

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Federsolidarietà – Confcooperative, the largest Italian Federation of ‪‎social cooperatives‬ is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the first assembly of social ‪cooperatives‬ in 1985. On 18 and 19 June, around...

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28 May 2015

The cooperative view of the Expo Milano kick starts with the stories of workers' buyouts in Europe

Position paper

What if the company closes? Workers can become entrepreneurs themselves and the company can indeed be reborn. The first of 17 events (from May until October 2015) of the Italian Confederation of Cooperatives, Confcooperative ne...

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25 May 2015

How can worker cooperatives inspire Croatian economy?

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The economic transition in Croatia in the 1990’s from state to market economy, following the collapse of Yugoslavia, has led enterprises trough complex privatization processes. For many of them this process hasn’t b...

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14 May 2015

The Spanish social cooperative La Fageda winner of the 2015 Employment for All awards

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The winners of the 2015 Emloyment for All awards organized by the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) are the social cooperative La Fageda from Spain for their work in facilitating qu...

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01 May 2015

Ownership at the workplace: at least 11 million people are worker-members of their cooperative

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On the International ‪‎Workers' Day‬, CECOP and CICOPA, the International organization of worker and social cooperatives active in industry, services and crafts, wish to stress how the democratic participation and contr...

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28 Apr 2015

On air : the European Young Cooperators Network has been officially launched

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The European Young Cooperators Network has been officially launched in the framework of Cooperatives Europe General Assembly in Paris on 23 April. The day before, 70 people from 10 different countries across Europe, representin...

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15 Apr 2015

More young leaders in worker and social cooperatives than in conventional enterprises in France

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Cooperative values and participative management are assets that appeal to new generations willing to give a meaning to their working lives. According to a study by CG Scop, the French Confederation of cooperatives in production...

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