#Cooperatives; labor market penetration Show more
Brussels, 25 September 2017 – CICOPA, the international organisation of industrial and service cooperatives, published today its second global report on “Cooperatives and Employment” [PDF]. Based on data from 156 countries, the updated estimate shows that employment in or within the scope of cooperatives concerns at least 279.4 million people across the globe, in other words 9.46% of the world’s employed population.
#cooperatives; health care Show more
Roundtable: Assessing the worldwide contribution of cooperatives to healthcare
I just posted a proposal about adding services other than Mastodon to our #platformcoop, please check it out and share your thoughts! https://www.loomio.org/d/5yW7iCsJ/new-social-coop-services-
#capitalism, #finance Show more
Interesting piece by Laura Flanders (who should be on social.coop).
Brilliant. How to gently and firmly protect the culture of your group:
"The guest started getting defensive and explaining ... and didn’t mean anything by it. The student replied, 'I’m sure that’s true, but all you need to know is we don’t do that here.' The interaction ended at that point, and everyone moved on to different topics. 'We don’t do that here' was a polite but firm way to educate the newcomer about our culture."
#Cooperatives; London taxis Show more
Could London Set Up A Nonprofit, Cooperative Alternative To Uber?
"As the city prepares to evict the ride-hailing company from its streets, there are questions about what its drivers and riders will do next. The solution might be simple: Start your own company."
Cooperatives; Co-op Group Show more
Co-op Group poised to purchase Nisa whose board has backed £137.5m deal #coops @coopuk