UK Organisations

UK Support Organisations

Co-operatives UK (UK network for co-operative businesses)
Co-operative College (Educational charity dedicated to the promotion of co-operative values, ideas and principles within co-operatives, communities and society)
Co-operative Party (the political party of the co-operative movement)
Co-operative Heritage Trust (independent charitable trust dedicated to the preservation of the heritage of the co-operative movement in the UK)

UK Co-operative Development Organisations

Future Co-operatives
Co-operatives and Mutual Solutions
CASE (Co-operative and Social Enterprise Development Agency)
The Hive (a support programme for co-operatives delivered by Co‑operatives UK in partnership with The Co‑operative Bank)
Co-operative Alternatives (a co-operative business development body in Northern Ireland)
Wales Co-operative Centre

Other Useful Links (UK)

Abcul (The Association of British Credit Unions – credit unions are financial co-operatives)
Co-op Credit Union (membership is open to employees, pensioners and members of a range of co-operative organisations)
Confederation of Co-operative Housing (The CCH promotes work done by co‑operative housing organisations in England and Wales)
Co-operative Council Innovation network (a collaboration between local authorities committed to transforming the way they work with communities)

Non-UK Apex Organisations

BCCM (Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals of Australia)
NCBA-CLUSA (The National Co-operative Business Association in the USA)
The Irish League of Credit Unions
Coops Canada (Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada)
Les Scop (French federation of workers’ co-operatives)
NCUI (National Co-operative Union of India)
Alleanza delle Cooperative Italiane (Italian Co-operative Alliance)

International Organisations

International Labour Organization (ILO) Coops Unit
Woccu (World Council of Credit Unions)
Euro Coop (The European Community of Consumer Co-operatives which provides secretariat support to CCW)
Copa-Cogeca (the united voice of farmers and their co-operatives in the European Union)
EACB (The European Association of Co-operative Banks, a professional lobbying association)
ICULDEF (International Credit Union Leadership Development and Education Foundation)

The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA)

International Co-operative Alliance (The ICA unites, represents and serves co-operatives worldwide – see more below)

ICA Regional Organisations

ICA Americas
Cooperatives Europe
ICA Africa
ICA Asia-Pacific

ICA Sectoral Organisations

International Co-operative Agricultural Organisation (ICAO)
International Co-operative Fisheries Organisation (ICFO)
CICOPA (the International Organisation of Industrial and Service Cooperatives)
CECOP (the European regional organisation of CICOPA)
International Co-operative Banking Association (ICBA)
International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF)
Consumer Co-operatives Worldwide (CCW)
Co-operative Housing International (CHI)
International Health Co-operative Organisation (IHCO)

Other ICA links

Coops4Dev (a partnership between the European Commission and the International Cooperative Alliance to support the work of co-operatives in development)
Committee on Cooperative Research (a thematic committee of the International Cooperative Alliance)
ICA Global Youth Network