Co-operatives and mutuals are a truly international success story and you can keep track of how they’re doing online.
The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) provides a comprehensive website featuring a host of useful information, news and events.
Co-operative News is a UK-based online channel dedicated to profiling the news and views of the international co-operative community. It featured Kiwi co-ops in its February article New Zealand’s co-operative sector continues to grow.
There are several websites published by national co-operative associations and others which you may find interesting:
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Nova Scotia Business Association (Canada)
Cooperative Business NZ Chief Executive Craig Presland invites Members, and all NZ’ers, to consider the big picture in his informative article: Transforming Our World: The UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and How NZ Co-ops Can Help.
Member-based enterprises: The spotlight on financial services co-operatives
Prof. dr. Hans Groeneveld is (distinguished) Professor of Cooperative Financial Services at a leading Dutch university and also Associate Director Cooperative & Control at Rabobank in the Netherlands.
He delivered the attached address at the 2015 ICA Global Assembly in Turkey, impressing delegates from around the world.