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Here, we’ve assembled a “Best of” collection of short videos from across the co-operative world for your information.
Environmental and economic sustainability dominateEnvironmental and economic sustainability shared the agenda at our second annual Co-operative Business NZ Leaders’ Forum in late February at Auckland’s Fonterra Centre. In his keynote address, cabinet minister Hon. David Parker (pictured) - whose portfolios include economic development, trade and export growth, and the environment - told an audience of almost 100 Members that the economy was a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment.
Co-founder of Cooperative Business NZ in 1982, Brian Cameron received the Outstanding Contribution Award at our AGM & Awards Dinner held at Auckland last August. The Ashburton octogenarian also co-founded what’s now Irrigation NZ in 1978.
New Zealand was represented at the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) AGM and General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur earlier this month by our Chief Executive Craig Presland. In this article, Craig reports how the four-day forum provided greater insight into this global organization, recent global trends and opportunities, and what role we can play here in NZ in terms of supporting the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s).
Irrigation NZ is the industry body that supports and advises over 3,600 irrigators, service providers and irrigation schemes throughout NZ.
Auckland-based Syndex is New Zealand’s first online exchange for proportionally-owned assets — a marketplace for individuals who invest directly in alternative investments held in proportional ownership structures.
Our latest Corporate Associate Member, LBMX delivers real-time technology and unrivalled industry expertise to help purchasing co-operatives, buying groups and their independent members harness their buying power.
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