Co-ops Today

What is a co-operative?

Featured Co-operatives

This section features case-studies of unique and interesting co-operatives from around the world.

Currently we are featuring:

Featured Training Links

This section features examples of co-operative education programs that will give you an idea of some of the basic as well as more advanced learning options that you may choose to follow.

Featured Links include:

The International Movement Today

International Co-operative AllianceThis page features an overview of the major international co-operative organizations: their aims, identities and methods.International Labour Alliance

While a specific focus is on international organizations such as the International Co-operative Association (ICA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) there is also a featured links section, and an extensive list of websites.

New Directions

The first part of this section presents some of the innovations that are transforming existing co-operatives, while the second part is dedicated to showcasing new and exciting co-operatives.

Featured New Co-operatives

This section features new innovative co-operatives from diverse economic sectors.

The current Featured New Co-operatives are:

Featured Innovations in Existing Co-operatives

This section features innovative changes that existing co-operatives have made to meet the changing needs of their members.

The current Featured Co-operatives in this section is:

Starting a Co-operative

This section features a short review of the basic steps involved in becoming a registered and functional co-operative. It also provides links to other websites with much more detailed, and regional co-operative start-up models and analysis.