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International Summit of Co-operatives: opening ceremony

Co-operatives demonstrate a fight against inequality, according to Quebec’s premier Philippe Couillard, who was speaking at…

Co-operatives and international development: what next?

Can co-operatives bring an added value to international development? This was one of the key topics…

International Summit of Cooperatives – Day 1 Preview

The International Summit of Cooperatives is underway today, Tuesday 11 October, in Canada. Around 3,000 delegates are…

Eight tips for co-op apex organisations

How can co-operative apex bodies improve efficiency?  This was the question explored at two events in…

How can co-operative apex bodies improve efficiency?

The role of co-operative apex organisations is to unite, promote and develop co-ops, said Monique Leroux, president…

Interview: Desjardin’s Guy Cormier

Guy Cormier is chief executive, president and chair of the board of Desjardins Group, the world’s…

Interview: Q&A with Monique Leroux ahead of the 2016 Summit

Monique Leroux is president of the International Co-operative Alliance. Prior to joining the Alliance last year,…

How does the size of a co-op affect its community interaction?

A group of co-op store managers share their thoughts on how they work with with communities.…

Editorial: How much is a stake in your co-op worth?

Members are the most important part of a co-operative. Without them, we are nothing. One of the…

When big co-ops fail

The international co-operative movement has seen a series of catastrophic failures of large scale co-operatives in…

How co-operatives are performing in the world of digital

An international review of how the co-op sector performs in the digital world, published by Co-operative…

The goal of sport co-operatives

Team games have always been about co-operation – working together for a common goal (in many…