10 Facts About Cooperative


Cooperative is "an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly owned and democratically-controlled enterprise".

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Cooperative businesses are typically more productive and economically resilient than many other forms of enterprise, with twice the number of co-operatives surviving their first five years compared with other business ownership models according to data from United Kingdom.

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Cooperative communities were set up in Glasgow, Indiana and Hampshire, although ultimately unsuccessful.

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The International Cooperative Alliance was founded in London, England on 19 August 1895 during the 1st Cooperative Congress.

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Cooperative had started his career in chemistry in Valio, a cooperative of dairy farmers in which he headed the research department for 50 years and where all his major inventions were first put to practice.

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Cooperative movement has been fueled globally by ideas of economic democracy.

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Cooperative is a legal entity owned and democratically controlled by its members.

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Cooperative banks were over-represented in lending to small and medium-sized businesses in all of the 10 countries included in the report.

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Cooperative brings together all the participants in the food chain from farm to fork, represented by six different categories of members:.

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Less seriously, in Murder in the Collective, Barbara Wilson sets a murder mystery among radical printing collectives in Seattle, while Frances Madeson's 2007 comic novel Cooperative Village is set in the eponymous housing co-operative in New York.

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