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469. Participation: The Glue That Binds

Every week, the members of the Shallalà Honey Producers cooperative in southern Ethiopia must walk seven or eight kilometres to attend their regular meeting. The Italian consumers’ cooperative Coop Adriatica has 1.16 million members, making an Annual General Meeting for all an impossibility. All over the world, cooperatives face different challenges in ensuring that their members can have their say […]

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250. The four co-operative models

Ever wonder how co-operatives work and who actually owns them? This prezi presentation explains the 4 main co-operative models (worker, consumer, producer, and multi-stakeholder) and gives examples from Stories.coop stories that exemplify each type of co-op. Many more stories can be found at www.Stories.coop!