Publications archive

Research reports and studies

Survey of Co-operative Capital, Filene Institute, March 2015

Cooperating out of isolation: Domestic workers' cooperatives, International Labour Organization, November 2014

The Digital Co-operative: research study on how co-operatives are using digital technology,  The Co-operative News in association with Olivier Frey, November 2014

Better Health and Social Care: How are Co-ops & Mutuals Boosting Innovation and Access Worldwide, Jean-Pierre Girard, October 2014

CICOPA research study on co-operatives and employment: at least 250 million people employed by co-ops, October 2014

International Labour Organization research report on the potential role of co-operatives in addressing the challenge of electronic waste, October 2014

International Summit of Cooperatives 2014: links to research studies

International Summit of Cooperatives 2014: Selected texts from the international Call for Papers

Co-operatives and the Sustainable Development Goals: A contribution to the post-2015 development debate - International Labour Organization, 2014


Understanding Social Enterprise: Theory and Practice (2nd edition); Rory Ridley-Duff, Mike Bull (November 2015)

The Relevance of Co-operatives to Peace, Ian MacPherson and Yehuda Paz (October 2015)

Co-operatives for Sustainable Communities: Tools to Measure Co-operative Impact and Performance (Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, University of Saskatchewan), August 2015 (soft cover or e-book)

Co-operation, Learning and Co-operative Values: ed. Tom Woodin, November 2014

Co-operatives in a Post-Growth Era: Creating Co-operative Economics: eds. Sonja Novkovic, Tom Webb, October 2014

Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses, eds. Brett Fairbairn, Nora Russell, October 2014

Co-operative Innovations in China and the West: eds. Caroline Gijselinckx, Li Zhao, Sonja Novkovic, July 2014


24 Jun 2020

Young co-operators across the world will celebrate the…