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Dutch and Belgian fruit co-ops explore cross-border platform

Coöperatie Hoogstraten says a partnership with Netherlands’ Royal FruitMasters would produce economies of scale for member…

New CEO for Belgian co-op bank NewB

Vincent Biauce has worked in the banking sector for more than 20 years and will be…

Belgian government wants citizen participation in offshore wind energy

'This is the first time in Europe, if not the world, that a government is encouraging…

Co-op bank transfer: Belgium’s vdk bank takes on clients from NewB

25,000 clients were transferred from NewB, which hit trouble last year after it failed to meet…

Members of Belgian co-op bank NewB approve partnership with vdk

The deal gives NewB customers access to additional vdk bank products and services from April

Troubled Belgian co-op bank NewB to vote on merger with vdk bank in January

NewB, which has failed to meet regulatory capital requirements, is looking at a merger with the…

Belgian co-op bank NewB faces closure after missing regulator’s target

The bank, launched in 2019, failed to meet a €40m capital requirement set by the National…

Young co-operators from Woodcraft Folk attend PeaceCommunicators programme

'The peace education training seminar felt extremely poignant at a severe point of international political distress'

Social economy project provides €1.3m to Belgian real estate co-op

The funding helped the co-op secure a new building which will house victims of domestic abuse

Strawberry co-op steps up its sustainability efforts

Water management and renewable energy are among the key methods used by Hoogstraten co-op to reduce…

Living our co-operative identity to make a sustainable future for all

'Co-operatives focus on long-term sustainability rather than profit for shareholders and wealth creation alone'

Youth, traceability and circular economy projects win agri co-op awards

Co-ops in Spain, Poland, Ireland, Belgium and Sweden were picked by judges for Cogeca's European Award…