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End of year Q&A: Shirine Khoury-Haq, CEO, Co-op Group

'While it’s been a challenging year, it’s been a hugely rewarding one. I’ve been incredibly proud…

Meet … R. Trebor Scholz, founding director of the Platform Cooperativism Consortium

'While the co-operative principles have the potential to profoundly transform the digital economy, co-operatives are, in…

Alison Hands on a life in retail – and her first six months as Lincolnshire CEO

'My role is to look at how the society is going to continue to make money…

UK Black History Month: ‘Co-ops should Rise to the occasion’

Interview with Ash Akhtar, co-chair of the Co-op Group's Rise network, which supports ethnic minority colleagues

Meet… Heini Dahlström, vice-president of loyalty at Finnish retail co-op SOK

'Our duty is to make sure our loyalty programme remains relevant and attractive to the next…

Interview: Stephen McDow II, co-operator standing for Democrats in Maryland 6

How can I take everything that I've learned about co-ops and try to embody that and…

Meet … Claude Hendrickson: Leading light of community self-build housing

'I’d like to see the government and local authorities put their money where their mouth is…

Diversity, equity and inclusion at work: Advice from Polina Changuleva

'As long as our society and businesses/co-ops consist of people, DEI will be an important and…

Building societies bring mutual values to bear on economic crisis

'The culture, behaviour and decisions made by building societies, credit unions and co-ops are different because…

Researcher Naomi Terry on land justice and the future of farming

Terry worked with the Ecological Land Cooperative to produce the Jumping Fences report on racial barriers…

Looking back on the first year of the UK’s worker co-op body

'We wanted to provide extra opportunities and have a much more decentralised network of individual workers,'…

Meet … Diana Dovgan, secretary general of Cecop and Cicopa

'The most exciting and stimulating part of my work is meeting and speaking with co-ops and…