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466. Out of the Bubble and into the Community

While just up the street, buses labeled “Google” and “Apple” cart employees back and forth from massive campuses, the workers at TechCollective make their way to the first floor of a house surrounded by ornate, old, wooden Victorian houses in the heart of San Francisco. As the Bay Area buzzes with dot-commers fighting to be […]

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279. Intelligent and sustainable financial futures

eDOC Innovations is a multi-owned credit union service organization, or CUSO. There are many service organizations throughout the nation that operate a cooperative business model and atmosphere to service the crucial business model of credit unions. eDOC Innovations was founded in 1992 and had humble beginnings, starting in a spare office of a credit union. […]

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277. Innovating to help the community

Since its incorporation in 1963, Cooperativa de Seguros Múltiples has been recognized for its commitment to strengthening the Puerto Rican cooperative movement and for its continuous contribution to the country’s social development. Its success is due in part to developing products which meet the needs of the market, and it is now extending its work […]

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241. Free Software is cooperative

“A cooperative resolves the need to work in a democratic way, to reclaim work as a creative enterprise, to build with others. Thus, work is not simply done for profit maximization, but also for the growth of the people who do it, taking into account the social and environmental impact thereby generated,” writes Pablo A. […]

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184. Iran’’s IT Success Story

Pishgaman Kavir Yazd is Iran’’s biggest IT cooperative, founded in 1996 in the central province of Yazd. The company soon expanded its activities and geographic reach, and is now one of the leaders in Iran’’s IT and ICT industry, providing internet and communication connections to all of the country’’s provinces. The group has over 1,500,000 […]