12 cooperative stories: How cooperatives build sustainable and resilient societies?

06 Jul 2018

By their very nature, cooperatives play a triple role:

  • As economic actors they create opportunities for jobs, livelihoods and income generation
  • As people-centered enterprises with social goals they contribute to social equity and justice
  • As democratic institutions, they are controlled by their members, playing a leading role in society and local communities.

For the International Day of Cooperatives, we have put together stories of 12 cooperatives different sectors and regions of the world boosting SDG12 by highlight how cooperatives can become the vehicle to ensure sustainable consumption and production of goods and services.

Read it below:



Latin American coops meet Scandinavian coops
07 Jun 2019

Following the creation of the International Cooperative…

04 Jun 2019

The International Cooperative Agricultural Organization…

Nepalese Cooperative leader with the Director-General of the Internatinal Co-operative Alliance, Mr. Bruno Roelants
28 May 2019

The ICA welcomed members from Nepal and Korea to…