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What did Obama do for co-operatives in the White House?

Throughout his two terms as President of the United States, Barack Obama carried out a number of…

Spanish agricultural co-ops debate TTIP

Agricultural co-operatives from Valencia in Spain explored the challenges facing their sector during a one-day conference…

Nicole Brusewitz receives global credit union award

The World Council of Credit Unions (Woccu) has presented the inaugural Emerging Leader Award to Nicole Brusewitz. The award…

Filene Research Institute launches research centre for credit unions

The Filene Research Institute has launched a centre focused on performance and operational excellence in credit…

Outdoor co-op switches up a gear with a new bike brand

America’s largest outdoor co-op has relaunched its bicycle brand – and created one of the world’s most sustainable distribution…

Publishing company switches to co-op model in bid for growth

An independent US publisher is converting from a privately owned business to a writer-owned co-operative. Word Branch Publishing, in…

List of top 100 co-ops in USA released

The National Cooperative Bank (NCB) in America has released its annual NCB Co-op 100 list. The…

World’s top co-operatives grow by 19.5% since 2010 despite recession

Despite the global recession dominating the world’s economy, co-operatives and mutuals have grown by 19.5% in…

Best Western hotel cooperative: an international powerhouse

Based in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, the Best Western cooperative was founded in 1946 when M.K. Guertin,…

Global 300 co-operatives generate $1.6 trillion revenue

Three-hundred of the world's top co-operatives have generated over $1.6 trillion, according to the Global 300…