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Australian Parliament passes reforms for co-operatives and mutuals

This is the culmination of three years’ work by Mutuo together with the Australian Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) and an unprecedented collaboration between Australian businesses. We have worked closely with the BCCM for five years, helping to develop a strong narrative around the importance of co-operatives and mutuals in Australia. We strived to gain support from the major political parties [...]

A growing coop in Nigeria

Though the economic downturn of the early 80s, and the era of essential commodities was frustrating the average Nigerian, the staff of Total were quick to spot the opportunities in the prevalent nationwide economic recession. They quickly mobilized for communal economics, a situation where they agreed to come together for bulk purchase of essential commodities at reasonable prices for distribution to members. That [...]

Ontario Co-operative Association

Co-operatives are a different kind of business model that are driven by people, planet and profit. The Ontario Co-operative Association (OCA) is the provincial trade association for Ontario’s 1,500+ English-speaking co-operatives. Their job is to ensure that people across the province understand the benefits and versatility of the co-operative business model, and to promote Ontario’s member-owned co-operative businesses that contribute $6 billion [...]

North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO)

The North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO) family organises and educates affordable group equity cooperatives and their members for the purpose of promoting a community-oriented cooperative movement. Since 1968, NASCO has been working with students, housing cooperatives, worker-owners, activists, and community members who are interested in applying cooperative principles to meet their needs and fulfil their missions. Comprised of 50 member cooperatives representing [...]