In the Korean language, han refers to all living things on earth, while salim means to revive and give life. So the compound Hansalim means save all living things. An ambitious name, but then Hansalim, Koreas biggest consumers cooperative, is an ambitious project. Founded in 1986 as a single grocery store, it now has 284,000 […]
Consumers cooperative producing environmentally friendly, organic products and organizing direct trade between farmers and consumers.
Oikocredit is a worldwide cooperative society. It promotes global justice by challenging people, churches and others to share their resources through socially responsible investments and by empowering disadvantaged people with credit. The Oikocredit name comes from the Greek oiko (house or community) and credere (to believe).
Let me introduce myself… I’m Becky, the founder and Managing Director of whomadeyourpants?, a social enterprise making absolutely gorgeous pants from perfect fabrics left over from manufacturers, right here in the UK. We do this as a means to provide jobs for women who would struggle to get jobs otherwise. I left my last (well-paid […]
whomadeyourpants is an English worker co-operative involved in the manufacture of underwear from fabric offcuts.