Community Credit Cooperative(CC, Saemaul Geumgo) CC had its beginning with five credit cooperatives, established in Gyeongsangnam-do in 1963. CC, as a financial cooperative, inherits the spirit of mutual help, which is also a main source of Gye, Hyangyak, Dure and has been playing not only economic functions of credit and insurance service but also social […]
Coomeva es la unión de profesionales más importante de Colombia, que se asocian para acceder solidariamente a servicios de bienestar para ellos y sus familias. La misión de Coomeva es contribuir al desarrollo integral del asociado y su familia, al fortalecimiento del Sector Cooperativo y a la construcción de capital social en Colombia. El 4 […]
‘Wish Saemaul Geumgo Cooperative Movement to become seeds of hope in Myanmar’
“Myanmarese competent participants took education on Saemaul Geumgo Movement” Nine former and current officials from Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation of Myanmar visited Saemaul Geumgo and took training workshop to promote Saemaul Geumgo Movement in Myanmar. Saemaul Geumgo development model has two pillars. One is sustainable financial development stressing savings and the other is […]
Is Your Insurance Sustainable?
Sustainable design, sustainable agriculture, sustainable energy: all fairly familiar concepts these days. But what about sustainable insurance? The Co-operators Group, a Canadian-owned insurance and financial services organization, is at the forefront of bringing the principles of sustainability to financial products. “There is so much dialogue about sustainability around the globe,” explains Kathy Bardswick, the President […]
The Co-operators Group
The Co-operators Group Limited is a third-tier cooperative whose member-owners include cooperative organizations and credit union centrals around Canada. It provides insurance and financial services in three core areas (property and casualty insurance, life insurance and institutional investments) and has more than $35.1 billion in assets under administration and 4,632 employees. The Co-operators protects over […]
Although insurance cooperatives have been active in many countries around the world, it is a new phenomenon in Turkey. The Koru Insurance Cooperative (Koru Sigorta), established in this sector in 2011, is the first and only cooperative in Turkey. Koru Sigorta keeps growing rapidly with support of all parties of the society.
Turkey’s First Insurance Cooperative
Although insurance cooperatives have long been active in many countries around the world, they are a new phenomenon in Turkey, only recently given legal permission to exist. Koru Sigorta (Koru Insurance Cooperative), established in 2011, is the first and, so far the only, insurance cooperative in Turkey, and is growing rapidly. Cooperatives do have a […]
The Co-operators Celebrates IYC with the Launch of The National Co-op Challenge
In celebration of the International Year of Co-operatives (IYC), The Co-operators is donating a total of $220,000 to deserving co-ops across Canada through their National Co-op Challenge. The challenge invited emerging and expanding Canadian co-operatives to submit an application to fund their initiatives. After a review process, 24 finalists were selected from four regions […]