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


23 Jan 2020

The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) and the…

21 Jan 2020

The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) is looking…

22 Jan 2020

The ICA seeks to contract a Communication Agency/…

15 Jan 2020

The International Cooperative Alliance is happy to…