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Members’ money: UK retail societies and withdrawable share capital

From their earliest beginnings, co-operatives were set up to meet the needs of people, not to…

Reflections on the 3rd co-operative principle

Jean-Louis Bancel shares his view on the 3rd co-operative principle

UN report outlines key actions for co-ops to drive sustainable development

'The peoples of the world and the environment urgently need to strengthen a system of economic…

Asia Pacific Cooperative Youth Summit to tackle sustainability

185 young people from 19 countries are set to attend the event, which includes a co-op…

ILO conference looks at how statistics can support co-op movement

'Having valid statistics on the performance of co-operatives allows us to visualise that we are the…

ICA appoints Jeroen Douglas as its new director general

He joins from Solidaridad, an international civil society organisation

ICA members attend General Assembly in Brussels

Over 200 delegates from 60 countries attended the General Assembly

ICA-AP launches Cooperative Excellence Awards

The awards have three categories - inspirational Cooperative Leader, Enterprising Cooperative, and Enabling Government

Where do the ICA’s co-operative principles stand on the environment?

Should the co-op movement add an another principle to make clear their commitment to protecting the…

Re-greening a continent: Co-ops working to restore land in Africa

Farm and forestry co-ops are working to improve land management to improve sustainability and climate resilience

Bruno Roelants looks back on his time at the helm of the ICA

'In spite of specific sectors having suffered particularly acutely during the pandemic, the co-operative movement has…

International Day of Co-operatives to highlight movement’s role in sustainable development

The International Co-operative Alliance says this year's event, on 1 July, will focus on work to…