Jean-Louis Borloo underlined that worker cooperatives had been active since November 2004 to pave the way for the development of a a pole of excellence focusing on the Services to persons.

He said he was convinced that the social economy (in which worker cooperatives are an important actor) is the natural sector for the development of the services to persons.

Jean-Louis Borloo concluded by addressing himself to CGScop and Credit Cooperative: "We are available to disseminate and popularize the cooperative model. It is an answer to a balanced society, I am convinced of it".