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383. Coop’Art – Express Yourself

As part of our International Year Celebrations, the ICA launched a global artistic competition designed to encourage young people (16-35) to creatively express their views on co-operative principles. There were three different categories for the competition: music, video and photography. The aim was to create a song, a video or a photograph that promotes the […]

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382. Co-operatives United World Festival and ICA Expo: The Highlights

Co-operatives Build A Better World. To celebrate the 2012 International Year of Co-operatives, over 10,000 co-operators from around the world came to Co-operatives United in Manchester. For further coverage visit: http://www.manchester2012.coop/live

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378. Rymel Serrano Uribe prize to promote cooperation in Colombia

To commemorate the International Year of Cooperatives, the Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia created the “RYMEL SERRANO URIBE” prize to promote academic efforts and production in the Social and Cooperative Economy. Rymel Serrano Uribe, University co-founder, is a lawyer specialized in the solidarity economy and cooperativism with experience in the cooperative sector for over 60 years […]

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374. Stories.coop | IYC 2012

During the International Year of Cooperatives 2012, Stories.coop has shared the stories of cooperatives from all over the world. How will you use this rich database of stories? What do you want to see on Stories.coop in 2013? Share your ideas on Facebook (Stories.coop) and Twitter (@storiescoop) or leave a comment below!

371. The Co-operative Ethical Plan 2012 – 2014 (and beyond)

In 2011, The Co-operative launched their groundbreaking Ethical Plan with one clear goal: to be the most socially responsible business in the UK. Now, in 2012, The Co-operative is taking their Ethical Plan even further, to inspire more people than ever to change their world. This film celebrates the achievements made in the last 12 […]