Clusters of social and ecologic innovation, which often include cooperatives, can successfully respond to the EU’s transition challenges and need enhanced policy support, according to a recent expert report.
Watch here the "aftermovie" where we show the highlights of the LIGHTS ON online event.
The Italian cooperative movement is celebrating its growth and success in proposing a vision of an inclusive society, in which no one is left behind. In this article, we present the achievements of Italian social cooperatives in t...
Our Polish member the National Auditing Union of Cooperatives (NAUWC) is celebrating their 30th anniversary this year. On the occasion we had the chance to sit down with their President, Janusz Paszkowski.
CECOP’s reaction the European Commission's Social Economy Action Plan. The SEAP will boost Europe’s Social Economy, including worker and social cooperatives.
CECOP’s reaction to European Commission’s proposal for a Directive on improving working conditions in platform work.
In its latest opinion, the EESC calls to develop the potential of platform cooperatives to implement decent work and democratic governance in the platform economy. Giuseppe Guerini, President of CECOP, led this opinion as a rappor...
CECOP is proud to present the LIGHTS ON docuseries, made in the frame of our campaign and conference "LIGHTS ON" in 2021.
During an online event organized to celebrate the release of CECOP’s latest report "LIGHTS ON! Worker and social cooperatives tackling undeclared work", cooperators, researchers, and policy-makers discussed their efforts to fight...
Looking to add new titles to your digital library on worker and social cooperatives? Three of our books are now available for free to download.
CECOP sat down with Cooperative Finanza e Impresa (CFI) on the occasion of their 35th anniversary.
LIGHTS ON! Is a new report published by CECOP, commissioned to Dr. Francesca Martinelli.
This event will delve on how cooperatives tackle undeclared work, and will take place on 19 November 2021. Programme and registration link can be found at the bottom of the page.
The European Parliament adopted a report on the working conditions, rights, and social protection of platform workers. It highlights the potential of cooperatives in the platform economy, and shows an appetite for legislative step...
On September 15th, 2021, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen gave her second State of the European Union address in the European Parliament. Whereas some promising elements were brought forward, CECOP urges t...
CECOP is happy to announce the publication of the seventh edition of our biannual bulletin on EU-related social affairs and legislative monitoring to keep informed its members as well as other interested actors and stakeholders.
During a mutual learning session on social impact measurement, CECOP members shared tools and views on social impact measurement of industrial and service cooperatives across Europe.
CECOP had the chance to sit down with member CAAP, and discuss their recent affiliation to our network, the upcoming Slovenian presidency, and much more.
During their annual congress, the CECOP members casted their votes for their new Board Members, re-elected their President, and approved the strategic plan for 2021-2025.
In light of the European Strategy on Gender Equality and the European Recovery Plan, Diana Dovgan highlighted the successes of worker cooperatives and called for a continuous struggle for gender equality.
The documentary released by CECOP in 2012, has found a new home in the CECOP website.
On 5 May 2021, the European Commission published an update of the 2020 Industrial Strategy, which focuses on what needs to be done on and what lessons need to be learned from the COVID-19 crisis.
In our Report of Activity for 2020, you can read about the main activities that CECOP undertook last year.
CECOP and its members represented worker and social cooperatives during the EUSES 2021, reiterating that cooperatives are an integral part of the Social Economy.
The German Verein zur Förderung der Solidarischen Ökonomie e.V. recently published an edited volume with contributions from cooperators across Europe. The book includes a German Translation of CECOP's All for One report.