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Types of Co-operatives

Housing cooperative
Building cooperative
Retailers' cooperative
Utility cooperative
Worker cooperative
Social cooperative
Consumers' cooperative
Agricultural cooperative
Credit union
Cooperative banking
Cooperative federation
Cooperative union
Cooperative wholesale society
Mutual insurance Co-op redirects here. ... A housing co-operative is a legal entity that owns real estate, one or more residential buildings. ... Building co-operatives are co-operative housing corporations where individuals or families work together to directly construct their own homes on a co-op basis. ... A retailers cooperative or consumer cooperative is a business entity which employs economies of scale on behalf of its members to get discounts from manufacturers and to pool marketing. ... A utility cooperative is a type of cooperative that is tasked with the delivery of a public utility such as electricity or telecommunications to its members. ... A worker cooperative is a cooperative owned and operated by its worker-owners. There are no outside, or consumer owners, in a workers cooperative - only the workers own shares of the business. ... An Italian social cooperative is a particularly successful form of multi-stakeholder cooperative, of which some 7,000 exist. ... Consumers Co-operation is a form of business that is oriented toward service rather than pecuniary profit. ... A cooperative (also co-operative or co-op) comprises a legal entity owned and democratically controlled by its members, with no passive shareholders. ... A credit union is a not-for-profit co-operative financial institution that is owned and controlled by its members, through the election of a volunteer Board of Directors elected from the membership itself. ... This article, image, template or category belongs in one or more categories. ... Carsharing is a system where a fleet of cars (or other vehicles) is owned and operated/overseen by a company, public agency, cooperative, ad hoc grouping, or even a single individual, and made available for use by members of the carshare group in a wide variety of ways. ... A Co-operative Federation is a Co-operative society in which all members are, in turn, Co-operatives. ... A Co-operative Union is Co-operative Federation (that is, a Co-operative in which all the members are Co-operatives). ... A Co-operative Wholesale Society, or CWS, is a form of Co-operative Federation (that is, a Co-operative in which all the members are Co-operatives), in this case, the members are usually Consumers Co-operatives. ... Mutual insurance is a type of insurance where those protected by the insurance (policyholders) also own the organization. ...

Rochdale Principles

Voluntary and open membership
Democratic member control
Member economic participation
Autonomy and independence
Education, training, and information
Cooperation among cooperatives
Concern for community
The first of the Rochdale Principles states that Co-operative societies must have an open and voluntary membership. ... Member economic participation is one of the defining features of [[Cooperatives|Co-operative Soceities], and constitutes the third Rochdale Principle in the ICAs Statement on the Co-operative Identity. ... The purpose of Co-operative education and Co-operative studies, according to the ICAs Statement on the Co-operative Identity, is that Co-operative societies provide education and training for their members, elected representatives, managers, and employees so they can contribute effectively to the development of their co-operatives. ... A Co-operative Federation is a Co-operative society in which all members are, in turn, Co-operatives. ...

Political and Economic Theories

Cooperative federalism
Cooperative individualism
Third way
Socially responsible investing
Social enterprise Co-operative Federalism is a school of thought in the field of Co-operative economics. ... Owenism is a term used to represent the Utopian socialist philosophy of Robert Owen, and deriviations thereof. ... Third way can refer to: The Third Way, an economic and political idea that positions itself between democratic socialism and laissez-faire capitalism, combining the ordoliberal social market with neo-liberalism. ... Socialism refers to a broad array of doctrines or political movements that envisage a socio-economic system in which property and the distribution of wealth are subject to social control. ... The current version of the article or section reads like an advertisement. ... Social enterprises are organizations which trade in goods or services and link that trade to a social mission. ...

Key Theorists

Robert Owen
William King
The Rochdale Pioneers
G.D.H. Cole
Charles Gide
Beatrice Webb
Friedrich Raiffeisen
David Griffiths
Robert Owen (May 14, 1771 – November 17, 1858) was a Welsh socialist and social reformer. ... Dr. William King (1786-1865) was a British physician and philantropist from Brighton. ... The Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers, founded in 1844, is usually considered the first successful co-operative enterprise, forming the basis for the modern co-operative movement. ... George Douglas Howard Cole (September 25, 1889 - January 14, 1959) was an English journalist and economist, closely associated with the development of Fabianism. ... Charles Gide (1847–1932) was a French economist and notable ideologue of the cooperative movement in the first third of the 20th century. ... Beatrice Webb Martha Beatrice Potter Webb (January 2, 1858 - April 30, 1943) (also called Beatrice Webb) was a British socialist, economist and reformer, usually referred to in the same breath as her husband, Sidney Webb. ... Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen (May 3, 1818, Hamm - May 11, 1888, Heddesdorf, currently known as Neuwied, Germany) was a German cooperative leader. ... David Griffiths is a Co-operative economist, who has contributed a number of books and articles on the subject of unemployment,[1] the history of Victorias Co-operative movement,[2] and social care co-operatives[3] amongst other subjects. ...


List of cooperatives
List of cooperative federations
International Co-operative Alliance
Co-operative Party List of co-operative enterprises: // Canada Accessible Technologies (Westmount, NS) [1] Baseline Type and Graphics (Vancouver, BC) [2] BeaDazzled Bead Shop (Guelph, ON) [3] The Big Carrot (Toronto, ON) [4] Calgary Alternative Transportation Co-operative [5] Canadian Travel Co-op (Burlington, ON. Regina, SK) CFRO-FM (Vancouver, BC) [6] Circle... This is a list of Co-operative Federations. ... The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) is a non-governmental association representing co-operatives and the co-operative movement worldwide. ... This article is about the British political party. ...

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Conad logo

Conad is an Italian retail stores brand which operates one of the largest supermarket chain in Italy.

As of 2005, Conad operates nearly 2,850 shops and employs almost 35,200 people. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Conad (Consorzio Nazionale Dettaglianti) is a cooperative system of entrepreneurs, dealing in large-scale distribution.
The Conad sales network is one of the leading networks in Italy in terms of market share, servicing around three and a half million shoppers each year.
Conad’s objective was to normalize all documents (in XML) pertaining to accounting and centralize this content into a secure repository.
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La gamma di prodotti Conad ha conquistato negli anni la fiducia dei consumatori garantendo un'alimentazione di qualità nella sicurezza.
Gli oltre 1000 prodotti della gamma, selezionati e controllati con cura, non contengono OGM e si distinguono per l'ottimo rapporto qualità prezzo.
CONAD Via Michelino, 59 40127 BOLOGNA - tel 051 508 111 - fax 051 508 414
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