Building societies and first-time buyers

There is innovation within the sector, but change is needed to address the current challenges, says…

US electric co-op apex bags $4m grant for cybersecurity initiative

The project will give electric co-ops new tools to detect, respond to and recover from cyber…

Irish credit unions back new finance scheme for social housing

'This is a positive return back to members to say, this is what we’re using your…

Fairtrade International introduces due diligence standards

The updated standards reflect new laws on human rights and environmental sustainability

Woccu urges G20 to support proportional financial regulation

Proportional regulation is a "critical factor” for financial inclusion, says the credit union body

Financial education across the credit union movement

'One of the defining factors that differentiates us from banks in particular is that we have…

NCBA Clusa launches $15m food security project with Timor Leste

The project will work with 27 farmers’ groups in the municipalities of Aileu, Ainaro, Dili and…

Co-ops of the Americas championed at UN FAO conference

ACI Americas has signed an agreement with Consumer Co-operatives Worldwide (CCW) to leverage access to new…

East of England Co-op reduces trading losses by £1.6m

The retailer is “on track to return to profit,” says CEO

NCBA Clusa launches plastic recycling project to protect seas of Ecuador

The Usaid-funded project will use circular economy solutions to reduce marine plastic pollution around Manabí province…

US National Coop Bank lends $3m to Henrico Federal Credit Union

The funds will be used to support the credit union’s growth and expansion of lending and…

Future Economy Alliance launches its Business Plan for Britain

The report includes a number of co-ops as examples of how a future economy could look