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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality


A cooperative is "an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise". Cooperatives may include:

  • businesses owned and managed by the people who use their services
  • organizations managed by the people who work there
  • multi-stakeholder or hybrid cooperatives that share ownership between different stakeholder groups. For example, care cooperatives where ownership is shared between both care-givers and receivers. Stakeholders might also include non-profits or investors.
  • second- and third-tier cooperatives whose members are other cooperatives
  • platform cooperatives that use a cooperatively owned and governed website, mobile app or a protocol to facilitate the sale of goods and services.

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Organizations relating to Cooperative

World Youth Alliance / New York NY, USA / Est. 1999
Group of Cereal Cooperatives of the EU / Est. 1959
Solidarité homéopathie / Montpellier, France / Est. 1994
Inter-American Cooperative Institute / Panama, Panama / Est. 1963
Japan Overseas Cooperative Association / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 1983
Fonds de solidarité prioritaire / Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso / Est. 1959
European Cooperative Trading Agency
Groupe Raiffeisen du Benelux
Tourisme international coopératif / Est. 1984
Association for Development, Justice and Solidarity / Est. 1982
Standing Committee Euro-Mediterranean Partnership of the Local and Regional Authorities / Palermo, Italy / Est. 2000
European Grouping of Establishments for Partnership Development / Est. 1989
Partners / Est. 1989
International Cooperative Wholesale Society / Est. 1924
Cooperative Agricultural Research and Technology Transfer Program for the Andean Region / Est. 1986
Co-operative Housing International / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 1952
International Information and Development Center for Self Management / Est. 1976
Social Economy Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2000
Working Community of the Low and Middle Adriatic / Est. 1990
European Network for Psychosocial Support / London, UK / Est. 2000
Cooperative Information Network Linking Scientists, Educators and Professionals in Africa / Est. 1993
Helvetas - Swiss Association for International Cooperation / Est. 1955
International Cooperative Trading Organization / Est. 1970
European Network of the Alternative Economy of Solidarity / Est. 1992
Technical Cooperation Network on Institutions and Organizations in Support of Rural Women in Latin America and the Caribbean / Est. 1991

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World Problems relating to Cooperative

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Erosion of collective consensus
Limit to collective comprehension span in societal learning
Insufficient means for community initiative
Weak organization of community action
Shrinking community life
Group mind

Action Strategies relating to Cooperative

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Preserving traditional rights to natural resources
Strengthening scientific and technological capacity
Motivating cooperation
Increasing self sufficiency
Sustaining community morale
Promoting cooperative principles
Enhancing creative community participation
Prioritizing issues for collective deliberation
Facilitating statewide cooperative effort
Applying cooperative principles
Stressing collective rights
Portraying communitarian sense
Providing sufficient confidence in collective initiatives
Initiating cooperative leadership
Abstaining from confidence in collective initiatives
Contexting through cooperative relations
Expanding cooperative store operation
Preserving collective sense of order
Abstaining from economic self-sufficiency
Supporting quality third world film production
Funding cooperative community school
Expressing decisions to be affirmed
Redirecting attention of social decision-makers

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