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Description

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 are democratically controlled by their members, with each member having one vote in electing the board of directors. Cooperatives may include:

  • businesses owned and managed by the people who consume their goods and/or services
  • businesses where producers pool their output for their common benefit
  • organizations managed by the people who work there
  • businesses where members pool their purchasing power
  • 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

International Association of Trade Unions of Workers in Scientific Research and Production Cooperatives and Enterprises / Moscow, Russia
Inter-American Cooperative Institute / Panama, Panama / Est. 1963
Social Economy Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2000
Regional Cooperative Program for the Technological Development and Modernization of Coffee Cultivation in Central America, Panama, Dominican Rep and Jamaica / Guatemala, Guatemala
América Cooperativa y Mutual / Est. 2006
Programa Cooperative de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación Agricolo para los Trópicos Suramericanos / Brasilia, Brazil / Est. 1992
International Organisation of Industrial and Service Cooperatives / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1932
Programa Cooperativo para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Agroalimentario y Agroindustrial del Cono Sur / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1980
International Cooperative Banking Association / Est. 1922
Collective Security Treaty Organization / Moscow, Russia / Est. 2002
Internationale Raiffeisen Union e.V. / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1968
CICOPA-Américas / San José, Costa Rica / Est. 1998
European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture / Philadelphia PA, USA / Est. 1973
South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme / Colombo, Sri Lanka / Est. 1982
Instituto Intercultural para la Autogestión y la Acción Comunal / Valencia, Spain / Est. 1978
International Communist Esperantist Collective / London, UK / Est. 1973
Institute of Noetic Sciences / Petaluma CA, USA / Est. 1973
African University for Cooperative Development / Cotonou, Benin / Est. 1967
Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology in Asia / Daejeon, Korea Rep / Est. 1972
Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1979
Human Relief Foundation / Bradford, UK / Est. 1991
World Institute for a Sustainable Humanity / Bellingham WA, USA / Est. 1995
Global Center on Cooperative Security / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2004
EcoViva / Oakland CA, USA / Est. 1996
Institute for Sustainable Communities / Montpelier VT, USA / Est. 1991
Action on Poverty / Crows Nest NSW, Australia / Est. 1968
Peace Cooperative Network / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1989
Fondation espace Afrique / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1994
Stichting Gered Gereedschap / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1982
European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises / Trento, Italy
Co-operative College / Manchester, UK / Est. 1919
Global Communities / Silver Spring MD, USA / Est. 1952
Calmeadow Charitable Foundation / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 1983
Plunkett Foundation / Oxford, UK / Est. 1919
Southern Africa Cooperative Network
European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work
European Conference on Cooperatives
Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology / Est. 1972
Agreement on Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed at Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora / Est. 1994
African Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology
Traité de Sécurité Collective de la CEI / Est. 1992
Cooperative Agreement for Arab States in Asia for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology / Est. 2002
Treaty for Collaboration in Economic, Social and Cultural Matters and for Collective Self-defence / Est. 1948
Agreement Concerning Cooperative Research in Reactor Science / Est. 1970
Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Long-term Financing of the Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air-pollutants in Europe / Est. 1984
Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Cooperative Information Exchange Relating to the Development of Solar Heating and Cooling Systems in Buildings / Est. 1974
Convention Benelux Concernant la Coopération Transfrontalière entre Collectivités ou Autorités Territoriales / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1986
Pacific Charter: Southeast Asia Collective Defence Treaty / Est. 1954
Convention Concerning the Application of the Principles of the Right to Organize and to Bargain Collectively / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1949
Agreement on Cooperative Assistance to Kenya / Est. 1967

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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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